Abraham Joseph Menz

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Abraham Joseph ben Simon Wolf Menz was an eighteenth century rabbi and mathematician at Frankfurt.

He wrote an elementary textbook on mathematics entitled Reshit Limmudim, in three parts: "Kelale Handasah," the general rules of algebra; "Yesodot ha-Gemaṭriot," the elements of geometry; and "Yesod ha-Tekunah," on astronomy.[1]


  1. ^  Deutsch, Gotthard; Levinson, S. J. (1901–1906). "Menz, Abraham Joseph ben Simon Wolf". In Singer, Isidore; et al. (eds.). The Jewish Encyclopedia. New York: Funk & Wagnalls.