Rav Yosef Moshe Breslau (מחבר חק יוסף ועוד)

Rabbeinu Yosef Moshe Breslau was born in 1691. He was the son-in-law of the renowned Rav Abraham Broda, the Rosh Yeshiva of Frankfurt and author of many scholarly works. Rav Yosef Moshe’s first rabbinical position was in the city of Krefeld near Fulda. In 1743 he was appointed as the Rav of Bamberg and held that position until his passing in 1752. Like his father-in-law, Rav Yosef Moshe authored numerous seforim, including the sefer Chok Yosef, which serves as a gloss to the Shulchan Aruch, and the sefer Shorsh Yosef, which deals extensively with the laws of Migu. He also wrote the sefer Kesones Yosef, which is a composition on Chumash and was printed as an addendum to a sefer about his father-in-law, and has not appeared in print since 1759.