Furstenthal, Raphael Jacob

Furstenthal, Raphael Jacob
   German author and translator. He wrote poetry and trans-lated Maimonides' Guide for the Perplexed, Bahya ibn Pakuda's Hovot ha-Levanot, and Issac Aboab's Menorat ha-Maor from Hebrew into German. He also translated Jewish liturgical works.

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