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PANZIERI – Portuguese family members of which are met with in Constantinople and Rome from the sixteenth century. The family is still (1904) represented in Italy. The most important member of the Constantinople branch is:Ephraim Panzieri:...
PAOLI, BETTY (BARBARA ELISABETH GLÜCK) – Austrian poetess; born at Vienna Dec. 30, 1814; died at Baden, near Vienna, July 5, 1894. Her father, a physician, died when she was very young; and, the family being left in very poor circumstances, Betty Paoli was compelled to...
PAPA – Babylonian amora of the fifth generation; born about 300; died 375; pupil of Raba and Abaye. After the death of his teachers he founded a school at Neres, a city near Sura, in which he officiated as "resh metibta," his friend...
PAPER AND PAPYRUS – See Manuscripts.
PAPERNA, ABRAHAM JACOB – Russian educator and author; born at Kopyl, government of Minsk, 1840. He received a fair education, including the study of the Bible with Mendelssohn's translation, Hebrew grammar, Talmud, and secular literature. In 1863 he...
PAPO, ELIEZER BEN ISAAC – Bulgarian rabbi and author; born in Sarajevo, Bosnia; died in 1824. He held the office of rabbi in Silistria, Bulgaria, till his death. He led a religious life, taking little food, and restraining himself from every kind of...
PAPPENHEIM – Small town in Mittelfranken, containing one of the oldest Jewish communities in Bavaria. The statement of Stern-Neubauer that the word in R. Solomon bar Simeon's account of the persecution during the Second Crusade means...