English rabbi; born in Germany 1848; educated at the Royal Gymnasium at Stuttgart, and at the universities of Würzburg and Tübingen (Ph. D. 1873). He also pursued the study of theology, and, after having passed the state examination, was ordained rabbi in 1870. He at once proceeded to England, and was appointed rabbi of the Rowland Street Synagogue in Bradford, which position he still occupies (1905). He has been lecturer in German and Oriental languages for three years at the Bradford Technical College and Airedale Independent College, and for twenty-one years at Yorkshire College, Victoria University. Strauss is the author of "Religion and Morals," and "Religiöse Philosophic des Abraham ibn Esra," 1875.
- Jewish Year Book, 5665 (1904-5).