Moses Isak Spira-Fraenkel (c.1686 - 1749)

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Birthplace: Altona, Stadt Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
Death: Died in Prague, Czech Republic
Occupation: Chief Rabbi of Bohemia (after R.David Oppenheimer)
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About Moses Isak Spira-Fraenkel

ou Moshe Isaac Spira


He was rabbi at Lissa, then at Jung-Bunzlau H. Gold, Bohemia (1704-27), and finally at Prague, and was the teacher and father-in-law of Jonathan Eybeschütz.

He wrote novellæ on Talmudic treatises, likewise responsa, etc.; but none of his works has been printed. Bibliography: Buber, l.c. p. 118; Fuenn, l.c. p. 111.

"Die Grabschriften des alten Judenfriedhof in Wien" - Dr. Bernhard Wachstein, Band I pg. 404

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