Definitions for "Abraham ben Joseph ha-Levi"
Abraham ben Joseph ha-Levi (c.1620–c.1670) (Hebrew: אברהם בן יוסף הלוי) was a Polish commentator born at Cracow. In consequence of the persecution of the Jews of Poland by the Cossacks in 1656 he fled from his native city and sought asylum in Hamburg. Here he produced a commentary upon Megillat Ta'anit, which was printed at Amsterdam, in 1659, and went through several editions.