Levi, David

(1742-1801)
   English Hebraist and polemicist. He was born in London, and worked as a hatter. He published translations of the Pentateuch for use in the synagogue, a Hebrew grammar and dictionary, and polemics in defence of Jews and Judaism.

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  • David Levi (scholar) — David Levi (1742, London – 1801) was an English Jewish writer, Hebraist, Jewish apologist, translator, and poet. Levi was born to poor immigrant parents who could not afford to educate him. He worked as a shoemaker, then as a hatter, then as a… …   Wikipedia

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  • David Levi (poker player) — For other people named David Levi, see David Levi. David Levi David Levi at the 2007 World Series of Poker. Hometown Las Vegas, Nevada World Series of Poker …   Wikipedia

  • David Levi (musician) — For other people named David Levi, see David Levi (disambiguation). David Levi Born David Julian Levi November 13, 1994 (1994 11 13) (age 17) New York City, New York, U.S. Occupation Actor/Musician Years active 200 …   Wikipedia

  • Levi Eshkol — 1947 Levi Eschkol (hebräisch ‏לוי אשכול‎, ursprünglich Levi Schkolnik; * 25. Oktober 1895 in Oratowo bei Kiew (Ukraine); † 26. Februar 1969 in Jerusalem) war von 1963 an der dritte Ministerpräsident Israels …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • LEVI — (Heb. לֵוִי), third son of Jacob and Leah, born in Paddan Aram (Gen. 29:34); father of the tribe named after him. The name Levi is explained in the Pentateuch by Leah s words at his birth: Now this time my husband will become attached to me (Heb …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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