KOKABI, JOSEPH BEN ABRAHAM:
German physician, a native of Ulm; lived at Ferrara in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. "Kokabi" is the Hebrew equivalent of his German name, "Stern"; in Latin his signature was "Stella." He was the author of a medical work entitled "Toẓe'ot Ḥayyim" (Venice, 1714). He is also mentioned in Tobiah b. Moses' medical work "Ma'aseh Ṭobiyyah."
- Fürst, Bibl. Jud. i. 181;
- Mortara, Indice, p. 14;
- Steinschneider, Cat. Bodl. col. 1533.