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ABRAHAM B. ISAAC OF NARBONNE – born probably at Montpellier about 1110; died at Narbonne, 1179. His teacher was Moses b. Joseph b. Merwan ha-Levi, and during the latter's lifetime RABaD II. was appointed president of the rabbinical board of Narbonne—composed...
ABRAHAM BEN ISAAC SHALOM – See Shalom, Abraham ben Isaac.
ABRAHAM BEN ISRAEL COHEN RAPOPORT – See Rapoport.
ABRAHAM ISRAEL PEREYRA – See Pereyra, Abraham Israel.
ABRAHAM, JACOB – See Abraham (Abram), Jacob, p. 97.
ABRAHAM BEN JACOB BERAB – See Berab, Abraham ben Jacob.
ABRAHAM BEN JACOB DE BOTON – See Boton, Abraham ben Jacob de.
ABRAHAM BEN JACOB MOSES HELIN – See Helin, Abraham ben Jacob Moses.
ABRAHAM BEN JACOB ẒEMAḤ – Palestinian rabbi and author; born about 1670. He was a rabbi at Jerusalem, and a member of the bet din, or rabbinical tribunal, presided over by Moses ben Jonathan Galante. He is the author of a theological work called "Berit...
ABRAHAM JAFE ḲALMANḲES – See Ḳalmanḳes, Abraham Jafe.
ABRAHAM JAGHEL BEN HANANIAH DEI GALICCHI – See Jaghel, Abraham.
ABRAHAM JEDIDIAH BEN MENAHEM SIMSON – See Basilah, Abraham Jedidiah.
ABRAHAM BEN JEHIEL COHEN PORTO – See Porto, Abraham ben Jehiel.
ABRAHAM JEKUTHIEL SALMAN LICHTENSTEIN – See Lichtenstein, Abraham.
ABRAHAM JESOFOVICH – Secretary of the treasury of Lithuania under King Sigismund I. of Poland; born in the middle of the fifteenth century; died at Brest-Litovsk, 1519. When Alexander Jagellon expelled the Jews from Lithuania in 1495 (from which...
ABRAHAM (JACOB JOSEPH) BEN JOEL ASHKENAZI KATZENELLENBOGEN – See Katzenellenbogen, Abraham.
ABRAHAM BEN JOSEPH HA-LEVI, OF CRACOW – Polish commentator, born at Cracow about 1620; died, probably in Hamburg, about 1670, or at least some time after 1659. In consequence of the persecution of the Jews of Poland by the Cossacks in 1656 he fled from his native city...
ABRAHAM BEN JOSEPH OF ORLEANS – French Talmudist; lived at Orleans, and perhaps at London, in the twelfth century. He belongs to the older tosafists, and his interpretations of the Talmud are quoted several times in the Tosafot. He is mentioned as the father...
ABRAHAM BEN JOSEPH SOLOMON HAḤAZAN – Karaite rabbi at Koslov, now Eupatoria, Crimea, in the first half of the nineteenth century. His father, Joseph Solomon, whom he succeeded in the rabbinate, instructed him in the literature and science of the Karaites. He is the...
ABRAHAM JOSHUA HOESHL – Rabbi at Kolbushowa, and later at Miedzyboz, Poland; lived inthe beginning of the nineteenth century. He wrote two commentaries on the Pentateuch: "Torat Emet" (The Teaching of the Truth) and "Oheb Yisrael" (The Lover of...
ABRAHAM BEN JOSIAH OF JERUSALEM – A Karaite author, who flourished in the first half of the eighteenth century. He went from Palestine to the Crimea, where, in 1712, he finished "Emunah Omen," a work on Karaite theology, edited by Jacob ben Abraham Firkovitch,...
ABRAHAM BEN JOSIAH HA-ROFE – A Karaitic scholar and physician, born in Troki, a town near Wilna, in Lithuania, about 1636; died there in 1688. He was one of the leading scholars of his time, and, according to Karaitic tradition, a disciple of Joseph Solomon...
ABRAHAM JUDÆUS – See Abraham ibn Ezra.
ABRAHAM JUDÆUS MEDICUS – See Abraham ben Shem-Ṭob.
ABRAHAM BEN JUDAH – Flourished in the thirteenth century at Barcelona, Spain. According to De Rossi ("Dizionario," p. 237) there is, among the manuscripts of the Vatican library, an unpublished philosophical work by him, in four parts, called...