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MOSES, ISAAC S.:

American rabbi; born Dec. 8, 1847, at Santomischel, Posen. He was educated at Santomischel, Gleiwitz, and Breslau. The rabbinical diploma was conferred upon him by R. Salomon Rosenthal (Jaroczyn) and Dr. Bernhard Felsenthal (Chicago). He went to America and became rabbi successively at Quincy, Ill. (1879), Milwaukee, Wis. (1879-88), Chicago, Ill. (1888-1900), and New York city, Congregation Ahawath Chesed (in 1901). He has published the following works: "The Pentateuch" (1881); "The Historical Books of the Bible" (1884); "The Ethics of the Hebrew Scriptures" (1889); "The Sabbath School Hymnal" (1894 and 1904); and "Hymns for Jewish Worship" (1904). He edited "Der Zeitgeist" (Milwaukee) from 1880 to 1882, and the "Tefillah le-Mosheh" (1886) and the "Union Prayer-Book" (1892). His published sermons include "Man and Humanity" (1886), "The Message of the Age" (1890), and "On the Heights" (1892).

Bibliography:
  • American Jewish Year Book, 1903-4.
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