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Henrietta Szold,

Secretary of the Publication Committee of the Jewish Publication Society of America, New York City.

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AGUILAR, GRACE – English novelist and writer on Jewish history and religion; born at Hackney, London, June 2, 1816; died at Frankfort-on-the-Main, September 16, 1847, where her remains were buried in the Jewish cemetery. She was the oldest child...
ARNSTEIN, FANNY (VÖGELE) VON – A leader of society in Vienna; born in Berlin September 29, 1757; died near Vienna June 8, 1818. Daniel Itzig, the wealthy and generous banker, and head of the Jewish community of Berlin, was her father. She was one of a family...
BALTIMORE – Port of entry and principal city of the state of Maryland, situated on an estuary of the Patapsco river about 12 miles from Chesapeake bay.It can not be determined when Jews first settled in Baltimore. There were none among the...
BERURIAH – Daughter of the martyr R. Hananiah ben Teradion, and wife of R. Meïr; born in the first quarter of the second century, she lived at Tiberias after the Hadrianic persecutions. Her traits of character, gleaned from Talmudic...
COHEN – A Baltimore family, originally from Bavaria, which has occupied an important place in the Jewish community and in municipal life since the early years of the nineteenth century. Its first representative in America was Jacob I....
HERZ, HENRIETTE – German leader of society; born in Berlin Sept. 5, 1764; died there Oct. 22, 1847. From her father, De Lemos, a physician, descended from a Portuguese Jewish family of Hamburg, she inherited intellectual ability; from her mother,...
HÖCHHEIMER (HÖċHHEIM, HOCHHEIMER, HECHIM) – Bavarian family, named after its original home in Hochheim. The following are its more important members:Elias ben Ḥayyim Cohen Höchheimer: Astronomer of the eighteenth century; born in Hochheim; died in Amsterdam, whither he...
HÖCHHEIMER (HÖċHHEIM, HOCHHEIMER, HECHIM) – Bavarian family, named after its original home in Hochheim. The following are its more important members:Elias ben Ḥayyim Cohen Höchheimer: Astronomer of the eighteenth century; born in Hochheim; died in Amsterdam, whither he...
JASTROW, MARCUS (MORDECAI) – American rabbi and scholar; born June 5, 1829, at Rogasen, Prussian Poland; died Oct. 13, 1903, at Germantown, Pa.; fifth child of Abraham Jastrow and Yetta (Henrietta) Rolle. Until 1840 he was privately educated. In 1844 he...
JEWISH PUBLICATION SOCIETY OF AMERICA – Society for "the publication and dissemination of literary, scientific, and religious works giving instruction in the principles of the Jewish religion"; the third of its kind in the United States (see Jew. Encyc. i. 519). Its...
KLEEBERG, MINNA COHEN – German-American poetess; born in Elmshorn, Holstein, Germany, July 21, 1841; died in New Haven, Conn., Dec. 31, 1878. Her father, Marcus Cohen, a physician, gave her a careful education. Her poetic endowment showed itself early....
LAZARUS, EMMA – American poet; born July 22, 1849, in New York city; died there Nov. 19, 1887; daughter of Moses and Esther (Nathan) Lazarus. She was educated by private tutors, and early manifested poetic taste and talent. The first stimulus...
LAZARUS, JOSEPHINE – American essayist; born March 23, 1846, in New York city, where she has always resided; daughter of Moses and Esther (Nathan) Lazarus. The first piece of work to bring her into prominent notice was the biographical sketch of her...
LAZARUS, MOSES – American merchant; born in New York city June 29, 1813; died there March 9, 1885. He was identified with the sugar-refining industry until 1865; thereafter he lived in retirement. In 1840 he married Esther Nathan, a member of...
ROSEWALD, JULIE EICHBERG – American prima donna; fourth daughter of Moritz Eichberg, cantor in Stuttgart; born in that city March 7, 1847. After finishing the course of instruction at the Stuttgart Conservatorium, Julie joined her sister, Mrs. Weiller, in...
SULLAM, SARA COPIA (COPPIO) – Italian poetess; born in Venice 1592; died there Adar 5 (Feb. 14); 1641; eldest daughter of Simon and Rebecca Coppio. Her father was a man of culture, who enjoyed the respect of the community in which he dwelt. At his death,...
WEILLER, PAULINE – American pianist; born in Stuttgart April 22, 1839; died in Baltimore, Md., Dec. 28, 1874; eldest daughter of Moritz Eichberg, cantor in Stuttgart. The Eichberg daughters, of whom there were five, inherited musical talent from...