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Isidore Singer, Ph.D.

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ZUCKERMANDEL, MOSES SAMUEL – German rabbi and Talmudist; born at Ungarisch-Brod, Moravia, April 24, 1836. He became a rabbi in Pleschen, Prussia, and was appointed lecturer on the Mora-Leipziger foundation at Breslau April 1, 1898. He has published: "Die...
ZUCKERMANN, BENEDICT – German scientist; born at Breslau Oct. 9, 1818; died there Dec. 17, 1891. He received a thorough Hebrew and secular education at the institutions of his native city, and devoted himself at the university to the study of...
ZUKERTORT, JOHANNES HERMANN – Chess-player and physician; born at Lublin, Russian Poland, Sept. 7, 1842; died in London June 20, 1888; son of a Jewish convert to Christianity who was a clergyman at Lublin. He was educated at the gymnasium of Breslau and at...
ZUNTZ, NATHAN – German physiologist; born at Bonn Oct. 6, 1847; educated at the university of his native city (M.D. 1868). Becoming an assistant at the physiological institution of the university, he was appointed privat-docent in 1871, and...
ZUNZ, LEOPOLD – Founder of the modern "science of Judaism" and pioneer in the history of Jewish literature, religious poetry, and the ritual of the synagogue; born at Detmold Aug. 10, 1794; died at Berlin March 18, 1886. The genealogy of his...
ZWEIFEL, PAUL – German gynecologist; born at Höngg, near Zurich, Switzerland, June 30, 1848; educated at the University of Zurich (M.D. 1871). In 1871 he received the "venia legendi" at the University of Strasburg, where he had already become...