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SCHINDLER, SOLOMON – German-American rabbi and author; born at Neisse, Germany, April 24, 1842. In 1868 he was selected to take charge of a small congregation in Westphalia, but, owing to his Reform tendencies, he was compelled to resign, and in...
SCHLEMIHL – Popular Yiddish term for an unfortunate person. It occurs also in the form Schlimmilius ("Jüdische Volksbibliothek," vii. 80). According to Heine ("Jehuda-ben-Halevy"), it is derived from the Bible name "Shelumiel," owing to the...
SCHLESINGER, HERMAN – German physician; born at Adelebsen, Hanover, April 1, 1856. He was graduated an M. D. at Göttingen in the year 1879 and from the same university he also received a prize for a capable treatise entitled "Experimentelle...
SCHLESINGER, JOSEF – Austrian mathematician; born at Mährisch-Schönberg Dec. 31, 1831. The son of very poor parents, he had to earn a livelihood even as a mere boy. In 1858 he graduated from the Polytechnic Institute in Vienna, at which institution...
SCHLESINGER, LUDWIG – Hungarian mathematician; born at Tyrnau (Nagyszombat) Nov. 1, 1864; educated at the Realschule, Presburg, and at the universities of Heidelberg and Berlin (Ph. D. 1887). In 1889 he became privat-docent at the University of...
SCHLESINGER, MARKUS – See Glogauer, Meïr ben Ezekiel.
SCHLESINGER, SIGMUND – Austrian writer; born at Vienna 1811; educated at the Schottengymnasium and the University of Vienna (M. D. 1835). He published in 1828 in the "Sammler" a poem on Ludwig Devrient, and wrote in 1831 a drama on the marriage of the...
SCHLESINGER, WILHELM S. – Austrian physician; born at Tinnye, Hungary, 1839. Educated at the University of Vienna (M.D. 1864), he established himself in the Austrian capital, receiving the "venia legendi" in gynecology from his alma mater in 1874.In 1878...
SCHLETTSTADT – Town in Alsace, about 27 miles south-southwest of Strasburg. In the year 1349, under Emperor Charles IV., its Jewish inhabitants suffered during the general persecution of Jews throughout Germany. They were expelled from the...
SCHLETTSTADT, SAMUEL BEN AARON – Condemns an Informer to Death. German rabbi; born at Schlettstadt; lived at Strasburg in the second half of the fourteenth century. He was rabbi and head of an important yeshibah in the latter city, where he was highly respected...
SCHLOESSINGER, MAX – German philologist and theologian; born at Heidelberg Sept. 4, 1877; educated at the public school and the gymnasium of his native place, the universities of Heidelberg, Vienna, and Berlin (Ph. D. 1901), the
SCHMELKES, GOTTFRIED S. – Austrian physician; born at Prague Sept. 22, 1807; died at Interlaken, Switzerland, Oct. 28, 1870. Educated at the universities of Prague and Vienna (M. D. 1837), he became in 1838 physician to the Jewish hospital at Töplitz...