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Meyer Kayserling,

(deceased), Late Rabbi, Budapest, Hungary.

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NEUMANN, MOSES SAMUEL – Hungarian poet; born at Ban, Hungary, in 1769; died at Budapest Nov. 29, 1831; son of a poor cantor who died prematurely. When hardly more than a child Moses Neumann went to Boskowitz, Moravia, where he became a pupil of the...
NIEBLA – One of the oldest towns of Spain, situated 12 miles west of Seville and to the east of Huelva. It was one of the earliest Jewish settlements in Spain, having been inhabited by Jews in the days of the Visigoths. When Alfonso VI....
NUNES, HENRIQUE (ENRIQUE) – Judæo-Portuguese convert to Christianity; born in Borba, Portugal; died July, 1524. After being baptized in Castile, he entered the service of the inquisitor Lucero. His hatred toward his former coreligionists was so well known...
NUNES DA ALMEYDA, MANUELA – Spanish poetess; born in London; mother of Mordecai Nunes Almeyda, the patron of the Spanish poet Daniel Israel Lopez Laguna. Together with her two gifted daughters, Benvenida Cohen Belmonte and Sara de Fonseca Pina y Pimentel,...
NUÑES-TORRES, DAVID – akam and editor; born probably at Amsterdam; died in 1728 at The Hague. He was preacher of the societies Abi Yetomim and Keter Shem-Ṭob of Amsterdam until called to The Hague as ḥakam of the Spanish-Portuguese community there....
NUÑEZ – Marano family, of which the following members are known:Beatriz Nuñez: Burned, at the age of sixty, at the auto da fé held in Madrid July 4, 1632.Clara Nuñez: Martyred at Seville together with Francisco Lopez, son of the...
NUÑEZ, MARIA – Daughter of the Portuguese Marano Gaspar Lopez Homem and Mayor Rodriguez; lived in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. In order to escape the Inquisition, Maria, with her brother Manuel Lopez and her uncle Miguel Lopez,...
NUÑEZ-VAES, ISAAC JOSEPH – Rabbi at Leghorn, Italy; died before 1788. A follower of the Cabala, he was highly respected by his contemporaries for his knowledge and his piety. He published "Siaḥ Yiẓḥaḳ" (Leghorn, 1766), novellæ to the treatise Yoma, with...
NUÑEZ-VAES, JACOB – Editor and rabbi of Leghorn, Italy; died there about 1815; son of Isaac Joseph Nuñez-Vaes, and pupil of Isaac Nuñez Belmonte. David b. Raphael Meldola wrote an elegy in his memory (Leghorn, 1815). Nuñez-Vaes, besides publishing...
OCAÑA – Town of Castile which had a Jewish community at an early date. When the Jews, who had previously enjoyed full privileges, began to be oppressed and curtailed in their liberties by the Christian population of the city, D....
OLIVEYRA, SOLOMON DE – akam and author; son of the Portuguese scholar David Israel de Oliveyra of Amsterdam; died May 23, 1708, at Amsterdam. He was preacher at several philanthropic institutions, successor of Moses Raphael de Aguilar as teacher at...
OPPENHEIM, ABRAHAM – German rabbi; born at Mannheim; died at Hanover Nov. 2, 1786; son of Löb Oppenheim. He was for many years prebendary in the Klaus of Mannheim, whence he was called in the same capacity to Amsterdam and subsequently to Hanover,...
OPPENHEIM, ABRAHAM – Communal leader; born at Worms; died at Heidelberg Dec. 2, 1692; son of Simon Wolf Oppenheim, brother of Samuel Oppenheim, court factor of Vienna, and father of David Oppenheim. He was called also Abraham "zur Kanne," in...
OPPENHEIM, ABRAHAM ḤAYYIM – Rabbi at Péczel, Hungary, where he died at the age of twenty-eight, before 1825. He was the author of "Har Ebel" (Lemberg, 1824), ritual regulations on visiting the sick, mourning customs, etc., and of a treatise entitled...
ORABUENA – Spanish family; flourished in Navarre in the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries. Many of its members were rabbis or tax-lessees. Another family, very likely related, has the similar name of Buenahora.Judah Orabuena: Son of D....
OTTENHEIMER, HENRIETTE – German poetess; born at Stuttgart Sept. 10, 1807; died there 1883. A faithful Jewess, she was filled with the desire, even at an early age, to combat anti-Jewish prejudice; and she numbered among her friends and correspondents...
ÖTTINGER, JACOB JOSEPH – German rabbi; born at Glogau 1780; died at Berlin Nov. 7, 1860. A pupil of Hirsch Samose, he acquired a wide knowledge of rabbinical literature. In 1820 he was called to Berlin as assistant rabbi, and was appointed acting rabbi...
PAIVA (PAYBA), DE – Spanish Marano family of Amsterdam, with some members in Mexico.Abraham de Paiva: Poet; lived in Amsterdam about 1687. A Spanish sonnet by him is included in a pamphlet by D. L. de Barrios ("Tora Or," p. 40).Jacob Ribero de...
PALENCIA – Capital of the province of Palencia, Spain, situated between Burgos and Valladolid. A large and wealthy Jewish community settled here as early as the eleventh century. The first ghetto, called "Juderia Vieja," "the Old Jewry,"...
PALMA – Capital of the Spanish island of Majorca. As early as the Moorish period Jews were living in Almudayna, the most populous part of the city, which was surrounded by walls and contained the "Castell dels Jueus," the Jews' castle....
PAMPLONA – Capital and oldest city of the kingdom of Navarra, Spain. Next to Tudela, it possessed the most important Jewish community. The Jewry was situated in the Navarreria, the oldest quarter of the city. When Navarra came under the...
PAPPENHEIM, ISRAEL HIRSCH – Representative of the Bavarian Jews and champion of their emancipation; born at Munich; died there Sept. 8, 1837. He was liberal-minded and progressive. As early as Feb. 24, 1805, in a letter addressed to a nobleman he pleaded...
PAPPENHEIM, SOLOMON – German scholar; born Feb. 2, 1740, at Zülz, Silesia; died March 4 or 5, 1814, at Breslau; son of Associate Rabbi Seligmann Pappenheim of Zülz. He himself became associate rabbi at Breslau. Pappenheim is especially known for his...
PATTO (PATO), BENJAMIN DIAS – Spanish ḥakam and preacher; killed April, 1664; son of Jacob Dias Pato, and a pupil of Saul Levi Morteira, whose collection of sermons "Gibe'at Sha'ul" Patto and his fellow pupil Moses Jacob Belmonte edited in 1645. Patto was...
PATTO, SAMSON GOMEZ – Member of the college of rabbis in Jerusalem in the eighteenth century. In 1705 he approved the work "Peri Ḥa-dash" of Hezekiah de Silva, which was published in 1706.S. M. K.