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Abram S. Isaacs, Ph.D.

Professor of German Language and Literature, New York University Graduate Seminary, New York City; Rabbi, B'nai Jeshurun Congregation, Paterson, N. J

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AUERBACH, BERTHOLD (BARUCH) – German author; born in the Black Forest village of Nordstetten, Germany, Feb. 28, 1812; died at Cannes, France, Feb. 8, 1882. He was one of eleven children, and received his earliest training from a well-equipped German teacher...
LYON, ROBERT – American journalist; born in London, England, Jan. 15, 1810; died in New York city March 10, 1858. After a brief business career in London, he emigrated to the United States (1844), and, meeting no success in a manufacturing...
NEW JERSEY – One of the North Atlantic states and one of the thirteen original states of the United States of America. It contains the following Jewish communities:Asbury Park, with a congregation, Sons of Israel.Atlantic City, with a large...
PATERSON – Manufacturing city in the state of New Jersey; center of the silk industry in the United States. It has attracted an extensive Jewish population, which possesses three incorporated synagogues: one conservative, chiefly composed...
PHILLIPS, PHILIP – American jurist; born in Charleston, S. C., Dec. 17, 1807; died in Washington, D. C., Jan. 14, 1884. He was educated at the Norwich Military Academy in Vermont and at Middletown, Conn. He then studied law and was admitted to the...
SANGER, ADOLPH L. – American lawyer and politician; born at Baton Rouge, La., in 1842; died in New York city Jan. 3, 1894. A graduate of the City College and of the Columbia Law School, New York, in 1864, he had rapid success as a lawyer. In 1870...
WOOLF, EDWARD – American musician and novelist; born in London, England, Sept., 1803; died in New York March 14, 1882. After acting as a musical conductor in his native city, he emigrated (1839) to New York, where his abilities were soon...
WÜRZBURGER, JULIUS – American journalist; born in Bayreuth, Germany, 1819; died in New York city Sept. 14, 1876; studied at the University of Erlangen. In 1848, the year of the revolution, he was editor of the "Bayreuth Tageblatt." Removing to...
YULEE, DAVID LEVY – American politician; born in St. Thomas, West Indies, in 1811; died in New York city Oct. 10, 1886. He went to Richmond, Va., where he applied himself to classical studies and the law. Later he removed to Florida and became a...