LIPPMANN, GABRIEL HIRSCH:
German rabbi; born at Memmelsdorf, Bavaria; died at Kissingen May 26, 1864. He went in his early youth to Burgpreppach, where he studied the Talmud under Rabbi Abraham Moses Mayländer. He continued his studies at the yeshibah at Fürth and, under the guidance of Chief Rabbi Hillel Sondheimer, at Aschaffenburg; he received his Ph.D. degree from the University of Würzburg. He then accepted a call as preacher to Aurich, and later became district rabbi in Kissingen.
Lippmann was the editor of: "Sefer Ẓaḥot. Ueber die Feinheiten der Hebräischen Sprache. Grammatische Forschungen von Abraham ibn Esra. Neue Ausgabe mit Hebräischem Commentar," Fürth, 1827; "Sefer ha-Shem. Ueber das Tetragrammaton," ib. 1834; "Safah Berurah. Ueber Hebr. Grammatik . . . Abr. ibn Esra, mit Hebr. Commentar," ib. 1839; "Sefat Yeter. Beleuchtung Dunkler Bibelstellen . . . von Abraham ibn Esra, mit Hebr. Commentar und Vorwort von I. M. Jost," Frankfort-on-the-Main, 1843.
- Bamberger, Gesch. der Juden in Aschaffenburg, p. 78;
- Ben Chananja, 1864, No. 22.