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Ludwig Venetianer, Ph.D.

Rabbi, Ujpest, Hungary.

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SCHILL, SOLOMON – Hungarian philologist; born Oct. 14, 1849, in Budapest. He studied at Raab, Budapest, and Vienna; obtained his diploma as a teacher; and was appointed, in 1874, professor at the gymnasium at Arad. In 1878 he became professor of...
SCHOSSBERGER DE TORNA,. SIMON WOLF – Hungarian merchant and estate-owner; born 1796 at Sasvar (Sassin, Schossberg, Comitat Nyitra); died at Budapest March 25, 1874. Through his many commercial, industrial, and agricultural enterprises he attained wealth and honor;...
SCHREINER, MARTIN – Hungarian rabbi; born at Grosswardein July 8, 1863; educated at the local gymnasium and the rabbinical seminary and at the University of Budapest (Ph.D. 1885; rabbinical diploma, 1887). From 1887 to 1890 he officiated as rabbi...
SCHREYER, JAKOB – Hungarian jurist; born Feb. 7, 1847, in Ugra. He studied at Nagyvarad, Debreczin, Budapest, and Vienna (Doctor of Law, 1870), and was admitted to the bar at Budapest in 1872. He is (1905) a member of the aldermanic board, and...
SCHWARZ, GUSTAV – Hungarian lawyer; born at Budapest 1858; educated in his native city and at German universities. In 1884 he became privat-docent in Roman law at Budapest, being appointed assistant professor nine years later, and professor in...
SILBERSTEIN (ÖTVÖS), ADOLF – Hungarian art critic and writer; born at Budapest July 1, 1845; died there Jan. 12, 1899. After graduating from the gymnasium of his native city he studied philosophy and medicine at the University of Leipsic, comparative...
SIMON, JOSEPH – Chief of the bureau of the Progressive communities of Hungary, and reporter on Jewish affairs in the Hungarian Ministry of Public Worship; born at Kapolcs, county of Zala, June 24, 1844; studied law at Budapest. He represented...
SIMONYI, SIGMUND – Hungarian linguist; born at Veszprim Jan. 1, 1853; studied at Esztergom, Budapest, Leipsic, Berlin, and Paris; he has embraced Christianity. In 1877 he became lecturer, in 1885 assistant professor, and in 1889 professor, at the...
SKUTECZKY, DAMIANUS – Hungarian genre and portrait painter; born at Kis-Györ Feb. 9, 1850. After he had studied at the Kunstakademie under Geiger, a state scholarship enabled him to go to Italy, where he settled at Venice. He had already acquired a...
SOFER, ḤAYYIM BEN MORDECAI EPHRAIM FISCHL – Hungarian rabbi; born at Presburg Sept. 29, 1821; died at Pesth June 28, 1886. He studied at Presburg and at Ungvar, where he attended the celebrated yeshibot of Ḥatam Sofer and Meïr Ash (Meïr Eisenstädter). In 1844 he went to...
STERN (SZTERÉNYI), ALBERT – Hungarian rabbi; born at Nagy-Kanizsa in 1826; died in the insane asylum at Ofen June 16, 1888; educated at Presburg and Ofen. Stern, who was the son-in-law of Rabbi Hirsch Bär Fassel, officiated as rabbi at Lengyeltoti from...
STERN, MAX EMANUEL (MENDEL BRI STERN) – Hungarian Hebraist; born at Presburg Nov. 9. 1811; died at Vienna Feb. 9, 1873. He studied under his father, who was a teacher at the Jewish primary school in Presburg, and when the elder Stern became blind, Max, then only...
STILLER, BERTALAN – Hungarian physician; born at Miskolez June 23, 1837; studied at Budapest and Vienna (M.D. 1863). In 1864 he was appointed assistant physician at the Jewish Hospital in Budapest; in 1874, chief of a division; in 1876,...
STRAUSS, ADOLF – Hungarian geographer and ethnologist; born at Cece, Hungary, May 15, 1853; educated at Fehervar and Budapest; in the latter city he frequented the military academy, subsequently being attached to the staff of Field-Marshal...
STUHLWEISSENBURG – Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries. Coronation city of the Hungarian kings from the time of St. Stephen to 1527. As early as the fourteenth century it contained the most influential Jewish community of Hungary; and because of...
SVÁB, KARL – Hungarian landed proprietor, and member of the Hungarian Upper House; born at Csongrad in 1829; educated at the real-school of Budapest. In 1846 he began to devote himself to agriculture, but two years later he took part, as...
SZABOLCSI, MAX – Hungarian author; born at Tura Aug. 27, 1857. In his youth he studied Talmud, and for a short time attended the rabbinical seminary at Budapest, later writing for Hebrew periodicals under the pseudonym of "Ibri Anoki," and...
SZANTO (ABAUJ-SZANTO) – Town of Hungary, on the slope of the hills of Tokay. Its Jewish community is one of the oldest in the country. Its age is shown by the two cemeteries, the more modern one of which has been in use since 1780. Its oldest existing...
SZENES, PHILIP – Hungarian painter; born at Török Szent Miklos in 1864. After studying at the technical school at Budapest, he devoted himself to art, residing for several years successively at Munich, in Italy, and at Paris. In 1895 he was...
SZILI, ADOLF – Hungarian ophthalmologist; born at Budapest in 1848; educated at Vienna (M.D. 1872). In 1874 he went to Budapest, where he became head physician of the ophthalmological department of the Jewish hospital; in 1883 he was appointed...
TÁBÓRI, ROBERT – Hungarian author; born at Almas Nov. 10, 1855; educated at Baja, Budapest, and Vienna. He began his literary career in 1874 as a journalist on the Vienna "Fremdenblatt," later joining the staff of the "Morgenpost." From 1887 to...
TEITELBAUM, MOSES – Austrian Ḥasid; died July 17, 1841. According to Löw, he signed his name Tamar, this being the equivalent of Teitelbaum, which is the Yiddish for Dattelbaum = "palm-tree." He officiated as rabbi, first in Przemysl, and later in...
TELCS, EDUARD – Hungarian sculptor; born at Baja May 12, 1872. At the age of twelve he went to Budapest and studied decorative art, but he soon left that city for Vienna, where he was educated for four years in the Allgemeine Bildhauerschule,...
TENCZER, PAUL – Hungarian author; born at Nagy Bejom April 11, 1836; died at Budapest Feb. 6, 1905. He was educated at Keszthely and in Budapest, where he studied law. In 1861 he was one of the founders of the society for the naturalization and...
TRANSYLVANIA – A district which has formed a part of Hungary since 1867. According to one tradition, the first Jewish settlers of this region were subjects of the Persian king Xerxes, who fled thither after the battle of Salamis; while another...