BRESNER, ISAAC BEN ELIJAH LEVI (called "Melammed" [teacher]):

Austrian educator; lived at Prague in the second half of the seventeenth century and the beginning of the eighteenth. In 1795 Bresner published at Prague, under the title "Iggeret Yiẓḥaḳ" (The Letter of Isaac), an order of confession, compiled from Gerundi's "Sefer ha-Yirah" and from Isaiah Hurwitz's "Shene Luḥot ha-Berit," and now inserted in many rituals. He also published in Judaeo-German a compilation of maxims entitled "Dibre Musar" (The Words of Ethics), Prague, 1812.

  • Wolf, Bibl. Hebr. iii., No. 1172;
  • Steinschneider, Cat. Bodl. col. 1097;
  • Fürst, Bibl. Jud. i. 131.
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