American rabbi; born at Szent Marton Turocz, Hungary, June 24, 1839. He received his education at Boskowitz, Moravia, where he obtained his rabbinical diploma in 1863, and later studied at Hamburg and at the University of Jena (Ph.D. 1864). He was successively rabbi at Warasdin, Prague, New York, and St. Louis, Mo., and is now (1905) officiating at the Temple B'nai Yeshurun, Des Moines, Iowa.

Sonneschein has contributed for more than forty years to numerous German and English periodicals.

  • The American Jewish Year Book, 1903-1904, p. 101.
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