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There is a Sefer written by someone named Yaakov Ben Yaakov Moshe called Magen HaElef. Is he Sefaradi or Ashekneazi?

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This cover page says that he was from ליסא (modern-day Leszno) which makes him Ashkenazi.

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@Vram It's in Poland. GershonGold feel free to adjust/revert my edits. –  Double AA Apr 12 '12 at 17:11
    
Thanks for clarifying my answer. –  Gershon Gold Apr 12 '12 at 17:23
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