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OPPENHEIM German family, probably originating in the town of that name. Its best-known members are:Bernhard (Issachar Baer) Oppenheim: Austrian rabbi; born at Strassnitz, Moravia, about 1790; died at Eibenschütz Dec. 26, 1859. He received
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
OPPENHEIM, ASHER ANSHEL Talmudist; lived at Dessau at the beginning of the nineteenth century. He was the author of "Dibre Asher" (part i., "Miktab Ḥarbot Ẓurim"), treatise on circumcision (Dessau, 1804).Bibliography: Fuenn, Keneset Yisrael, p. 156;
OPPENHEIM, DAVID BEN ABRAHAM Austrian rabbi, cabalist, liturgist, mathematician, and bibliophile; born at Worms 1664; died at Prague Sept. 12, 1736. After studying at Metz under Gershon Oulif, Oppenheim married Genendel, the daughter of Leffmann Behrends