Definitions for "Abraham Lewysohn"
Abraham Lewysohn was a Hebraist and rabbi of Peiskretscham, Upper Silesia. He was born on December 6, 1805 and died on February 14, 1860. He left a large number of manuscripts, several hundred sermons in Hebrew and German, novellæ on the Talmud, verses, a German work on Hebrew grammar, and a work entitled Dorot Tannaim wa-Amoraim, a history of the Tannaim and Amoraim, the introduction to which, entitled "Parnasat chakme ha-Talmud," was published in Kobak's Jeschurun (i, part 3, p. 81).