Finzi, Isaac Raphael
- (1728-1812)Italian preacher. He served as a rabbi in Padua and was widely acclaimed as a preacher. He was a member of the French Sanhedrin in 1806 and served as its vice-president.
Dictionary of Jewish Biography. Dan Cohn-Sherbok.
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