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Encyclopedia > Azriel

Articles about Azriel:

  • Azriel was a medieval author on Jewish mysticism
  • Azrael is the angel of death spoken of in the Qur'an
  • Azriel is also a boy's name
  • Azriel is also a hardcore band from Glasgow, Scotland

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JewishEncyclopedia.com - AZRIEL (EZRA) BEN MENAHEM (BEN SOLOMON): (969 words)
Attracted by the mystical studies that had begun to spread in Spain, Azriel went early to southern France, and became there a pupil of the celebrated cabalist Isaac the Blind, the son of Abraham of Posquières.
Azriel was, further, the author of a commentary on "Sefer Yeẓirah," entitled "Sefer ha-Milluïm," which was likewise ascribed to Naḥmanides, and published under his name in Mantua, 1719.
Azriel, however, had the merit of affording some guidance in the labyrinth of mysticism.
Azriel Rosenfeld (445 words)
Azriel's love of knowledge, his dedication to his research, students and the University, and the generosity with which he devoted his time to working with all of us will be appreciated by us for the rest of our lives.
AZRIEL ROSENFELD was a tenured Research Professor, a Distinguished University Professor, and Director of the Center for Automation Research at the University of Maryland in College Park, where he also held affiliate professorships in the Departments of Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, and Psychology.
In 1985 he served as chairman of a panel appointed by the National Research Council to brief the President's Science Advisor on the subject of computer vision; he has also served (1985-8) as a member of the Vision Committee of the National Research Council.
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