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NAḤMAN B. SAMUEL HA-LEVI:

Frankist; rabbi of Busk, Galicia; lived in the first part of the eighteenth century. When Mikulski, the administrator of the archbishopric of Lemberg, invited the representatives of Judaism to a disputation with the Frankists July 16, 1759, Naḥman was one of the Frankist delegates. On his baptism into the Christian faith he took the name of Piotr Jacobski.

Bibliography:
  • Grätz, Gesch. der Juden, x. 392.
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