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date: 08 March 2021

Levison, Mordechai Gumpel Schnaber [pseud. George Levison]locked

(1741–1797)
  • David B. Ruderman

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Levison, Mordechai Gumpel Schnaber [pseud. George Levison] (1741–1797), physician and theologian, was born in Germany. He studied rabbinics in Berlin with the distinguished Talmudist David Fraenkel as a young man, before departing for London in 1771. He was drawn to England by the wonderful opportunity for a young foreign-born Jew to study at the medical course of the famous surgeon and physiologist ...

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