Uziel, Isaac ben Abraham

(fl. 17th cent)
   Dutch rabbi. He was born in Gez, and in 1610 was appointed rabbi of the Neveh Shalom synagogue in Amsterdam. He wrote poetry, a Hebrew grammar, and a translation of legends and fables.

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