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ABRAHAM IBN AKRA BEN SOLOMON – See Abraham ben Solomon Akra.
ABRAHAM IBN ALFAKAR – See Alfakar, Abraham ibn.
ABRAHAM ALASHKAR – See Alashkar, Abraham.
ABRAHAM ALFAQUIN – See Alfaquin, Abraham.
ABRAHAM ALGAZI – See Algazi, Abraham.
ABRAHAM AL-TABIB – See Al-Tabib, Abraham.
ABRAHAM AMIGO – See Amigo, Abraham.
ABRAHAM OF ARAGON – A skilful oculist, who flourished in the middle of the thirteenth century. Shortly after the Council of Béziers, in 1246, had forbidden Jewish physicians to practise, Abraham was requested by Alphonse, count of Poitou and...
ABRAHAM ARYEH LOEB B. JUDAH HA-LEVI – A Talmudic author and rabbi, who lived at Stryzhow (Galicia, Austria) at the close of the eighteenth century and the beginning of the nineteenth. His works, bearing the general title "Derishat Ari" (A Lion's Comment), contain:...
ABRAHAM (ASHER JACOB) BEN ARYEH LOEB ḲALMANḲES – See Asher, Jacob Abraham ben Aryeh Loeb Ḳalmanḳes.
ABRAHAM (BEN GEDALIAH) BEN ASHER – A commentator; native of Safed, Syria; held rabbinical office at Aleppo in the second half of the sixteenth century. He was a pupil of Joseph Caro (1488-1575), with whom in later years he maintained a learned correspondence....
ABRAHAM BEN ASUS DE BOURGUEIL – See Burgil Family.
ABRAHAM AUERBACH – See Auerbach, Abraham.
ABRAHAM OF AUGSBURG – Proselyte to Judaism; died a martyr's death Nov. 21, 1265. He seems to have adopted his new faith with such enthusiasm that he publicly assailed Christianity and attacked images of the saints, for which he was sentenced to...
ABRAHAM OF AVILA – A pseudo-Messiah and wonder-worker, who lived at the end of the thirteenth century. There seems to be some doubt concerning the name of this man, though the facts are well attested by Solomon ben Adret and the apostate Abner of...
ABRAHAM BEN AZRIEL OF BOHEMIA – A Bohemian Talmudist and grammarian, who flourished in the first half of the thirteenth century and probably lived at Prague. Among his works, yet unpublished, is a commentary on the Maḥzor, entitled "Arugat ha-Bosem" (Bed of...
ABRAHAM BALI BEN JACOB – See Bali, Abraham.
ABRAHAM DE BALMES BEN MEIR – Italian physician and translator of the early sixteenth century; born at Lecce, in the old kingdom of Naples; died at Venice, 1523. A short time before his death he was physician in ordinary to the cardinal Dominico Grimani at...
ABRAHAM BEN BARUCH – Writer on ritual; brother of Meir of Rothenburg; lived in southern Germany about the end of the thirteenth century. He wrote "Sefer Sinai" (The Book of Sinai), a collection of legal and ritualistic decisions, compiled from...
ABRAHAM BEN BARUCH MIZRAḤI – See MizraḤi, Abraham ben Baruch.
ABRAHAM OF BEJA – A learned Jew who lived in Alemtejo, Portugal, during the latter half of the fifteenth century. Being an extensive traveler, he knew many languages, and for that reason King John II. ordered him to accompany Joseph Zapateiro of...
ABRAHAM BENDIG – See Bendig, Abraham.
ABRAHAM BEN BENJAMIN AARON – A Polish Talmudist of the first half of the seventeenth century; died at Brest, Lithuania, in 1642. He was rabbi at Tarnopol in 1636, and officiated in other Polish towns. In the latter year he was called to the rabbinate of...
ABRAHAM BEN BENJAMIN ZE'EB BRISKER – Polish author of the seventeenth century; went to Vienna, and, on the expulsion of the Jews from that city in 1670, went to Brest, Lithuania, where he married a daughter of Elijah Lipschütz. He was the author of "'Asarah...
ABRAHAM BENVENISTE – See Benveniste, Abraham.