|Rabbi of Grodno and Pinsk, Vienna,|
Rabbi Johnah Theomim (1595 - 16 April 1669) was the author of the noted work on Talmudic commentary "Kikayon D'yonah" (edited in Amsterdam 1690 by his son Josua). Johnah Theomim was born in Prague and acted as rabbi in Grodno and Pinsk (Lithuania). In 1648, because of the Chmielnick pogrom, he fled to Vienna, Nikolsburg (Austria), and finally Metz (Lorraine). Died on 16 April 1669 (15th of Nissan, 5429).
Jonah Teomim Frankel was the son of Reb Yeshia Teumim. He led various communities as both a Posek and Rosh Yeshiva throughout Poland and Lithuania. Jonah Frankel served the Jewish community of Metz, France. Jonah Teomim Frankel was buried in famous Jewish cemetery of Metz, France. His grandson was Rabbi Baruch Fränkel-Teomim.
May the merit of the Tzadik Rabbi Johnah Theomimprotect us all. Amen