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Felix Perles, Ph.D.

Rabbi, Königsberg, East Prussia, Germany.

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FRANCOLM, ISAAC ASHER – German preacher and religious teacher; born at Breslau Dec. 15, 1788; died there July 1, 1849; Ph.D., Leipsic, 1817. After conducting a Jewish elementary school at Breslau for three years, he was called in 1820 to the community...
HENLE, SIGMUND VON – Bavarian deputy; born June 30, 1821; died at Munich Oct. 9, 1901. He was a descendant of Löb Berlin, the district rabbi of Bamberg in 1789-94. Highly esteemed by King Ludwig II., he was entrusted with many law cases of the royal...
SCHEFFTEL, SIMON BARUCH – German Hebraist; born June 14, 1813, at Breslau; died March 9, 1885. In 1848 he settled as a merchant at Posen. After his retirement from business, in 1871, he prepared a large Hebrew commentary on the Targum Onḳelos, which was...
SYMMACHUS – Translator of the Bible into Greek; flourished at the end of the second or the beginning of the third century of the common era. According to Eusebius and Jerome, he was an Ebionite and consequently a Christian; according to...