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N. Slouschz,

Doctor of the Univensty of Paris, France; Lecturer on Neo-Hebraic Literature, University of Paris, France.

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KOHN (KAHANA), DAVID – Russian archeologist and Hebrew writer; born at Odessa in 1838. He received a rabbinic education; but at the age of fourteen he took up the study of medieval literature and modern languages, and soon afterward, history and...
KROCHMAL, ABRAHAM – Galician philosopher and writer; born at Brody about 1823; died in 1895; son of Nachman Krochmal. Very littleis known of his life. He seems to have received an Orthodox education, which included, however, modern science. In 1830...
LETTERIS, MEÏR HALEVI (MAX) – Austrian scholar and poet; born Sept. 13, 1800, at Zolkiev; died at Vienna May 19, 1871. He was a member of a family of printers that originally came from Amsterdam. At the age of twelve he sent a Hebrew poem to Nachman...
LITERATURE, MODERN HEBREW – Modern Hebrew literature (1743-1904), in distinction to that form of Neo-Hebraic literature known as rabbinical literature (see Literature, Hebrew), which is distinctly religious in character, presents itself under a twofold...
PERL, JOSEPH – Austrian Mæcenas and man of letters; born at Tarnopol, Galicia, 1774; died there Oct. 1, 1839. The son of a wealthy family, and growing to manhood at the time of the regenerative movement of the German Me'assefim, he devoted...
WESSELY, NAPHTALI HIRZ (HARTWIG) – German Hebraist and educationist; born at Hamburg 1725; died there Feb. 28, 1805. One of his ancestors, Joseph Reis, fled from Podolia in 1648 on account of the Chmielnicki persecutions, during which his whole family had...