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ISSACHAR BEN ISSACHAR COHEN GERSONI:

Bohemian printer and author; lived in Prague in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. In 1691 he was employed at Fürth on the "Sefer Me'irat 'Enayim." He afterward went to Prague, where he worked for different printers. Issachar wrote "'Ippush Lid fun Prag" (Prague, 1714), a description in Judæo-German verse of the plague which ravaged Prague in 1713-14.

Bibliography:
  • Steinschneider, Cat. Bodl. cols. 1060, 2899.
S. M. Sel.
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