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Dutch scholar, probably of German descent; lived in the first half of the eighteenth century. He was the author of the following works: "Mohar Yisrael," comprising a Hebrew grammar and a Dutch-Hebrew and Hebrew-Dutch dictionary, with an Aramaic-Dutch dictionary as an appendix,Amsterdam, 1741, 1744; "Maggishe Minḣah" (1728-1729), a German translation of the Bible; "Miḳra Meforash" (1749), a German translation of the Pentateuch. He edited "Niẓẓaḥon," a Hebrew translation of "Der Jüdische Theriak" of Solomon Ẓebi Hirsch of Aufhausen (a polemical tract directed against the anti-Jewish convert Brenz).

  • Steinschneider, Cat. Bodl. col. 958;
  • Benjacob, Oẓar ha-Sefarim, pp. 305, 368;
  • Fuenn, Keneset Yisrael, s.v.;
  • Fürst, Bibl. Jud. iii. 46.
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