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Joseph Stolz, D.D.

Rabbi, Isaiah Temple, Chicago, Ill.

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ADLER, DANKMAR – German-American architect and engineer; born in Stadt-Lengsfeld, Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach, July 3, 1844; died in Chicago, April 15, 1900. He was a son of Rabbi Liebman and Sara Eliel Adler, who emigrated to America in 1854. Educated...
FELSENTHAL, BERNHARD – German-American rabbi and author; born Jan. 2, 1822, at Münchweiler, near Kaiserslautern, Germany. He was educated at the Kreisgewerbschule in Kaiserslautern, the Polytechnic High School, Munich, and the Teachers' Seminary at...
FLATTERY – Insincere, obsequious, or venal praise. Flattery is condemned by Jewish moralists as an offense against sincerity (Ps. xii. 3). It spreads a net for man, and may work his ruin (Prov. xxvi. 28, xxix. 5; compare ii. 16, vi. 24,...
FOLLY AND FOOL – According to the Jewish conception, folly is the antithesis of morality and piety (Prov. xiii. 19; Job xxviii. 28), as well as of wisdom and prudence (Prov. xiii. 16, 20); and the fool is an offender against religion and ethics,...
GOTTLIEB, ABRAHAM – Civil engineer and contractor; born at Tauss, Bohemia, June 17, 1837; died in Chicago, Ill., Feb. 9, 1894. Gottlieb graduated from the University of Prague in 1861, and was at once employed on the Kaiser Francis-Joseph Railroad,...
KRAUS, ADOLF – American lawyer; born at Blowitz, Bobemia, Feb. 26, 1850; emigrated to the United States at the age of fifteen, and worked successively on a farm, in a factory, and in a store. In 1871 he went to Chicago, Ill., and while engaged...
ROSENTHAL, JULIUS – American lawyer; born in Liedolsheim, grand duchy of Baden, Germany, Sept. 17, 1828. He was educated at the lyceum at Rastadt and the universities of Heidelberg and Freiburg. In 1854 he emigrated to the United States and settled...