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DALBERG, KARL THEODOR, BARON VON – Archbishop of Mayence and subsequently Grand Duke of Frankfort-on-the-Main; born Feb. 8, 1744; died Feb. 10, 1817. He was one of the noblest German princes and statesmen, and took a friendly and liberal attitude toward the Jews....
LOVY, ISRAEL – French cantor and synagogal composer; born near Danzig Sept., 1773; died in Paris Jan. 7, 1832. He received a Talmudic and secular education at Glogau, where his father was ḥazzan. Lovy traveled extensively, visiting the...
MAIER, JOSEPH VON – German rabbi; born in 1797; died at Stuttgart Aug. 19, 1873. He was president of the first rabbinical conference held at Brunswick in 1844, and he was also a member of the Jewish Consistory of Württemberg. In recognition of his...
MANDELLI, DAVID – Hungarian linguist; born about 1780 at Presburg; died at Paris Dec. 22, 1836. He was one of the greatest linguists of his time, and is said to have excelled in his knowledge of foreign languages even the celebrated Cardinal...
MARCUS, LEWI (LEWIN) – German lawyer; born Oct. 15, 1809, at Rhena, Mecklenburg; died Oct. 7, 1881, at Manchester, England. On account of his indefatigable exertions in behalf of his coreligionists he became known as the "Gabriel Riesser of...
MECKLENBURG – Early Settlement. Territory in North Germany; bounded on the north by the Baltic Sea. Formerly it constituted one duchy, but since 1701 it has been divided into Mecklenburg-Schwerin and Mecklenburg-Strelitz, forming two separate...
MICHAEL, HEIMANN JOSEPH – Hebrew bibliographer; born at Hamburg April 12, 1792; died there June 10, 1846. He showed great acuteness of mind in early childhood, had a phenomenal memory, and was an indefatigable student. He studied Talmudics and received...
MIESES – A family of German and Austrian scholars of the nineteenth century, of which the following are prominent members:Fabius Mieses: Galician litterateur and philosopher; born at Brody Oct. 31, 1824; died at Leipsic Oct. 10, 1898. Up...
MOSSE, RUDOLF – German publisher and philanthropist; son of Dr. Markus Moses; born May 8, 1843, at Grätz, Posen. He began his career as an apprentice in the book-printing establishment of Merzbach at Posen, publisher of the "Ostdeutsche...
MUNK, EDUARD – German philologist; born Jan. 14, 1803, at Gross Glogau; died there May 3, 1871; cousin of Salomon Munk. He studied from 1822 to 1825 at Breslau and Berlin, and was a favorite disciple of August Böckh. Munk was active as...
MUSSAFIA, ḤAYYIM ISAAC – Talmudist; born at Jerusalem 1760; died at Spalato, Dalmatia, June 10, 1837. He studied chiefly under David Pardo of Sarajevo, Bosnia, the author of numerousTalmudic works; and he so rapidly progressed in his studies that he was...
NAROL, MOSES – Rabbi of Metz; father of the physician Tobias Cohn; died at Metz in 1659. Narol was rabbi and physician at Narol, Galicia, but fled to Germany during the Cossack uprising of 1648. His father was Eleazar Kohen. Narol was the...
RADNER, DAVID – Hebrew writer; born Feb. 22, 1848, at Wilna, Russia; died there Nov. 11, 1901. He translated into Hebrew Schiller's "William Tell" (1878) and "Don Carlos" (1879), Mosenthal's "Deborah" (1880), and Cassel's "Geschichte und...
RAKOWSKI, ABRAHAM ABEL – Austrian author; born at Maryampol, Austrian Galicia, Dec., 1855. He studied Talmud under his father (who was a rabbi) and was educated privately in Hebrew and modern languages. Since 1872 Rakowski has been a frequent...
RASCHKOW, SÜSSKIND – German poet; died at Breslau April 12, 1836. He was the author of the following works: "Yosef we-Asenat," a drama (1817); "Ḥayye Shimshon," an epic poem (1824); and "Ṭal Yaldut," poems and proverbs (1835).Bibliography: Zunz,...
RATNER, ISAAC – Russian mathematician; born at Shklov in 1857. He has written mathematical and astronomical articles for various journals, and is the author of "Mishpaṭ Emet" (St. Petersburg, 1884), a criticism on Lichtenfeld's pamphlets...
RAWNITZKI, JOSHUA ḤAYYIM – Russian author; born Aug. 14, 1845, at Odessa. His first literary efforts appeared in "Ha-Ḳol," and he soon became a frequent contributor to Hebrew journals. In 1887 he published, in conjunction with Krankenfeld, "Der Jüdische...
REFORM ADVOCATE – Jewish weekly; first issued Feb. 20, 1891, at Chicago. Founded by Charles E. Bloch, of the Bloch Publishing Company, and published by Bloch & Newman, it entered the journalistic field as an advocate of progressive Judaism. Since...
RIEMANN, SOLOMON – Traveler of the nineteenth century; died at Vienna about 1873. He was for a time a rich merchant, having made large investments in Siam; but during the war of the English in that country all his property was seized by the...
ROSENSOHN, MOSES – Russian Hebraist; born in the first quarter of the nineteenth century at Wilna, where he lived all his life in affluent circumstances. He died there in 1896. Rosensohn wrote a number of works, of which the following may be...