Loewe, Joel ben Judah Loeb (Brill, Joel ben Judah Loeb)

   German Hebrew writer, grammarian and exegete. He was born in Berlin, and joined Moses Mendelssohn's Haskalah movement. In 1791 he was appointed principal of the Wilhelms-Schule in Breslau. He published an introduction and commentary to Mendelssohn's German trans-lation of the Psalms, a scientific grammar of biblical Hebrew, and epigrams in the style of the book of Proverbs. He also translated the Passover Haggadah into German.

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