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Salomon Samuel, Ph.D.

Rabbi, Essen, Rhine Province, Germany.

ESSEN – City in the Prussian district of Düsseldorf with 96,000 inhabitants (1895), including about 2,000 Jews. It developed from the convent of Essen, and until 1802 was under the rule of its abbesses. The presence of Jews in Essen is...