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Interpreter of the Masora; flourished in the middle of the eighteenth century at Kalwaria, in the government of Suwalki, Russian Poland. He wrote "Seder Abraham" (Order of Abraham), Frankfort-on-the-Oder, 1752, containing interpretations of the Masoretic notes on the Pentateuch, arranged in alphabetical order, and he edited and annotated (Frankfort on the Oder 1769), a poem made up of all the Hebrew words commencing with the letter Sin (ש).

  • Roest, Cat. d. Rosenthalschen Bibl. ii. appendix, No. 960;
  • Zedner, Cat. Heb. Books Brit. Mus. p. 18;
  • Benjacob, Oẓar ha-Sefarim, p. 409;
  • Fuenn, Keneset Yisrael, p. 31.
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