Isserlein, Israel ben Pethahiah

(1390-1460)
   German rabbi and talmudist. He was born in Regensburg and served as rabbi in Marburg and Wiener-Neustadt, where he was the leading halakhic authority of his time. His responsa were collected together in Terumat ha-Deshen.

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