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Bible Encyclopedias

The 1901 Jewish Encyclopedia

Ishmael B. Abraham ha-Kohen

Talmudic scholar and author; chief rabbi of Modena; born 5484 (=1724); died 5571 (=1811). He was recognized as a profound dialectician, and many casuistic questions were submitted to him. His responsa and novellæ were collected under the title "Zera' Emet," two volumes of which appeared in his lifetime (vol. , Leghorn, 1786; vol. , ib. 1796), comprising responsa in Oraḥ Ḥayyim and Yorch De'ah.

Bibliography:
  • Fuenn, Keneset Yisrael;
  • Walden, Shem ha-Gedolim he-Ḥadash, 3d ed., p. 36a, Warsaw, 1882.
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Singer, Isidore, Ph.D, Projector and Managing Editor. Entry for 'Ishmael B. Abraham ha-Kohen'. 1901 The Jewish Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/tje/i/ishmael-b-abraham-ha-kohen.html. 1901.

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