Hess, Isaac a Jewish rabbi of Germany, father of Mendel and Michael, was born February 12, 1762, and died August 9, 1827. He edited the work of his father Joseph, rabbi at Cassel, entitled בן פורת יוסŠ, a commentary on the Haphtaroth, homiletically arranged (Furth, 1796), and wrote Ueber den Eid der Juden, etc. (Eisenach, 1824). See Furst, Bibl. Jud. 1:390. (B.P.).