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J. D. Bravermann, Ph.D.

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BODENHEIMER, LEVI – Consistorial rabbi at Krefeld, in the Rhine province; born Dec. 13, 1807, at Carlsruhe; died Aug. 25, 1867, at Krefeld. He occupied the position of rabbi at Hildesheim in 1837. Bodenheimer published: (1) "Das Testament Unter...
CHELUB – A Hebrew word meaning a cage, as in Jer. v. 27. It is also the name of two men: (1) The brother of Shuah and father of Mehir of the tribe of Judah (I Chron. iv. 11). In the Septuagint Χαλὸβ. (2) The father of David's chief...
CHENAANAH – Feminine form of "Canaan"; the name of two men: (1) The fourth-named of the seven sons of Bilham, son of Jediael, of the tribe of Benjamin, a leading warrior in the time of David (I Chron. vii. 10). (2) The father of the false...
CHENANIAH – A Levite of the family of Izharites (I Chron. xxvi. 29) and chief of the Temple singers who conducted the musical service when the Ark was removed from the house of Obed-edom to Jerusalem (I Chron. xv. 27).E. G. H.J. D....
HENSCHEL, ELIAS H. – German physician; born at Breslau April 4, 1755; died in 1839; father of A. W. Henschel. He commenced life as an errand-boy, and for some time was valet to a physician. He did not, however, miss any opportunity of acquiring...