Eliyahu David Rabinowitz
Rabinowitz-Teomim was born 1843. He studied Talmud and rabbinics under the tutelage of his father. In 1875 he went to serve the rabbinate of the town of Panevėžys (Poneviezh) and in 1893 was appointed as the Rosh Yeshiva of Mir until 1899. He immigrated to Jerusalem in 1901 was appointed as assistant to the aging Rabbi Shmuel Salant, who was the chief rabbi of the Ashkenazi Perushim community in Jerusalem. He died in 1905. Rabinowitz-Teomim was a prolific writer and penned over 120 books. His work includes original insights on Maimonides' Mishneh Torah, as well as on the Talmud and Siddur (Prayer book).