Eliezer Karpeles was an Austrian rabbi; born at Prague about 1754; died 27 April 1832 at Libeň, near Prague. For nearly forty years he was district rabbi of Kaurzim, with residence at Lieben. Karpeles was the author of Me-Abne ha-Maḳom, novellæ, chiefly to Horayot and to some passages of Maimonides (Prague, 1801), and 'Erki 'Alai, notes to 'Arakin and Hullin (ib. 1815).
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