Monday 21 March 2016


YISAKHER-DOV HALEVI (d. June 10, 1845)
            He was a merchant in Pressburg (Bratislava), and the author of religious pamphlets in Judeo-German: Megiles matisyohu mit di milkhome fun di makabim (The scroll of Matityahu with the war of the Maccabees) (Vienna, 1822); Khut hamshulash (The eternal triangle), “the services of reciting the Shema, ritual fringes, and phylacteries” (Vienna, 1925); Di aseres hadibres mit sipurim (The Ten Commandments with tales) (Vienna, 1826); Or amune (Light of faith), “stories from the Torah” (Vienna, 1928); Mate moyshe (Moses’ staff), “lovely fables” (Pressburg, 1834); Makhne yisroel (Camp of the Israelites), “services of salting meat, challah, female impurity, and tales” (Vienna, 1836).

Source: Zalmen Reyzen, Leksikon, vol. 1.

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