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MOSES, ADOLPH – American rabbi; born at Kletchevo, Prussian Poland, May 3, 1840; died at Louisville, Ky., Jan. 7, 1902. He was a son of Israel Baruch Moses, from whom he received his early Talmudic training. For three years he attended the...
OPPER, FREDERICK BURR – American political caricaturist; born at Madison, Lake County, Ohio, Jan. 2, 1857. He attended school until fourteen years of age and then worked for a short time in a newspaper office. In 1873 he went to New York, where,...
PICART, BERNARD – Title-Page from the "Tiḳḳun Soferim," Designed by Bernard Picart.(From the Sulzberger collection in the Jewish Theological Seminary of America, New York.)French designer and engraver; born at Paris June 11, 1673; died at...
ROSENAU, WILLIAM – American rabbi; born at Wollstein, Germany, May 30, 1865. He attended successively the gymnasium of Hirschberg (Silesia), the public schools of Philadelphia, the University of Cincinnati (B.A. 1888), Hebrew Union College...
SCHAFFER, SCHEPSEL – American rabbi; born May 4, 1862, at Bausk, Courland, Russia; descendant of Mordecai Jaffe, author of the "Lebush." He was educated at the gymnasium of Libau, Courland, at the University of Berlin (Ph. D.), and at the Rabbinical...
SIDRA – Term, the original meaning of which is "order" or "arrangement," frequently used in both Talmuds to denote a section of the Bible read either in the synagogue or in the school. In the statement "Rab read a sidra before Rabbi"...
STIEGLITZ, JULIUS OSCAR – American chemist; born at Hoboken, N. J., May 26, 1867; educated in the public schools of New York, the real-gymnasium of Carlsruhe, and the universities of Berlin and Göttingen. Shortly after his return to the United States he...
SUTRO, ADOLPH HEINRICH JOSEPH – Süsskind of Trimberg Before Church Dignitaries.(From a thirteenth-century manuscript.)American mechanical engineer; born at Aix-la-Chapelle, Rhenish Prussia, April 29, 1830; died at San Francisco Aug. 8, 1898; educated in his...