Urbach, Ephraim Elimelech

(1912-91)
   Israeli scholar. He studied at the Breslau Rabbinical Seminary and at the universities of Breslau and Rome; he later taught at the Breslau seminary (1935-8). In 1938 he settled in Palestine, where he became a schoolteacher and headmaster of grammar schools in Jerusalem. In 1958 he became professor of Talmud at the Hebrew University. His publications include a study of the tosaphists and their methods.

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