Rabbi Judah ben Bezalel Lowe (5285-5369), more commonly known as the Maharal of Prague, was probably born in what is now Poland. He served as the spiritual head of the Jewish community in Prague, which was then the main center of European Jewry. There he established the great Talmudic academy known as the Klaus.
The Maharal wrote many important works on rabbinic subjects, of which one of the most important is the "Gur Aryeh," a commentary on Rashi's commentary on the Chumash. Some of the...(more