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Alexander Büchler, Ph.D.

Rabbi, Keszthely, Hungary.

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TYRNAU – Manufacturing town of western Hungary. It was the scene of two martyrdoms of Jews: the first, in 1494, when fourteen men and two women gave up their innocent lives, as a manuscript dirge of the Cracow community recounts; the...
WEISS, MARKUS NISSA – Hungarian advocate of Reform. In 1792 he had a small business at Pesth, and in 1794 he leased an estate near Munkacs, where his oppressions gave rise to complaints among the Galician Jews. In 1802 he published a pamphlet...
WIENER-NEUSTADT – City of Austria; situated thirteen miles south of Vienna. Jews settled in this city probably shortly after its foundation in the twelfth century, records showing that Duke Frederick II., on June 9, 1239, issued an order...