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S. Mannheimer, B.L.

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KANN, MOSES – German rabbi; born at Frankfort-on-the-Main; died there Dec. 1, 1762; son of Löb Kann. He was chief rabbi of Hesse-Darmstadt and head of the Talmudical school at Frankfort, which had been founded and richly endowed by his...
KAUFMANN, MOSES JEKUTHIEL – Polish Talmudist; born at Krotoschin about the middle of the seventeenth century. He was a son-in-law of Abraham Abele Gombiner, and was rabbi at Kutno, Poland. He wrote "Ḥuḳḳat Torah," or "Yismaḥ Yisrael," annotations to...
KITZINGER, JACOB BEN JOSEPH – Author and poet; lived in the second half of the sixteenth and at the beginning of the seventeenth century. He wrote "Ḥag ha-Pesaḥ" (Cracow, 1597), a commentary on the Passover Haggadah, with glosses by his father, a poem on the...
KOHN, GABRIEL BEN REUBEN ISRAEL – Hungarian Talmudist; born at Vagujhely about 1765; died at Rechnitz Dec. 29, 1850, where he became rabbi in 1822. The family adopted the name of Engelsmann. Kohn was strictly Orthodox, and opposed to the slightest change of...
KOMPERT, LEOPOLD – Austrian author; born at Münchengrätz, Bohemia, May 15, 1822; died at Vienna Nov. 23, 1886. He studied at the universities of Prague and Vienna, and was for several years tutor in the house of Count George Andrassy. In 1857 he...
KÖNIGSWARTER – A family that resided in Königswarte, near Tachau, Bohemia, about the middle of the eighteenth century, when Jonas Hirsch Königswarter emigrated thence to Fürth, Bavaria. There he established a business that made him wealthy,...
KRUG, WILHELM TRAUGOTT – Christian advocate of the emancipation of the Jews; born June 22, 1770, in the village of Radis, near Wittenberg, Prussia; died at Leipsic Jan. 12, 1842. He was lecturer at the University of Wittenberg (1794-1801), and professor...
LIEBERMANN, AARON (ARTHUR FREEMAN) – Russian writer; born at Wilna about 1840. Persecuted because of his participation in revolutionary movements, he fled to America, and died by his own hand at Syracuse, N. Y., Nov. 8, 1880. He was the editor of "Ha-Emet," a...
LIEBERMANN (LIBERMANN), ELIEZER – Talmudist of the first half of the nineteenth century. According to G. Wolf, in his biography of Isaac Noah Mannheimer (p. 10, Note), he was a native of Austria; Jost ("Culturgesch." iii. 24) says that he pretended to be a...
LIEBERMANN, MATTATHIAS BEN ASHER LEMLE – Rabbi and preacher in Prague in the second half of the seventeenth century; died there 1709. He was the author of "Mattat Yah," a collection of sermons on the Pentateuch, reaching only to Numbers xxxiii. (Frankfort-on-the-Oder,...
LINDAU, BARUCH BEN JUDAH LÖB – German mathematician; born at Hanover in 1759; died at Berlin Dec. 5, 1849. He wrote: "Reshit Limmudim," a text-book of natural science (part i., physics and geography, Berlin, 1789; Brünn, 1796; Cracow, 1820; part ii., natural...
LIPPOLD – German physician and financier; born at Prague; lived at Berlin in the sixteenth century. He was in great favor with the elector Joachim II., acting as his financial adviser and as administrator of Jewish affairs. After the...
LÖW, ASHER BEN ARYEH LÖB – Chief rabbi of Carlsruhe; born at Minsk in 1754; died at Carlsruhe July 23, 1837. He studied under his father, Aryeh Löb, rabbi of Metz; and when the latter had become blind he assisted him in conducting his yeshibah or...
LÖW, SAMUEL – Talmudist; son of Naṭe ( = Nathan) ha-Levi; born at Kolin, Bohemia, about 1720; died May 20, 1806, at Boskowitz, Moravia, where for nearly sixty years he had presided over a yeshibah. He wrote: "Maḥaẓit ha-Sheḳel," an extensive...
LÖWENSTEIN, BARUCH SOLOMON – Russian mathematician; born at Wolodarka, Russia, in the second quarter of the nineteenth century. He wrote: "Bikkure ha-Limmudiyyot," explanations of mathematical passages in the works of Abraham ibn Ezra, Moses Maimonides, and...
LÖWENSTEIN, L. H. – Hebrew scholar; died at Frankfort-on-the-Main about 1850. He was reviser in the publishing-house of Isaac Lehrberger at Rödelheim, which office was afterward held by Seligman Baer. He published: The Book of Proverbs, edited from...
LÖWI, ISAAC – German rabbi; born at Adelsdorf, near Erlangen, Bavaria, Jan. 31, 1803; died at Fürth Dec. 26, 1873. He received his Talmudical training at the yeshibah of Wolf Hamburger at Fürth, and studied philosophy and philology at the...
MAGNUS, MARKUS – Elder of the Jewish congregation of Berlin in the first quarter of the eighteenth century; court Jew to the crown prince, afterward King Frederick William I. The Jewish community of Berlin was divided into two hostile camps by...
MANNHEIMER (HERSCHMAN), LOUISE – Writer and poetess; born at Prague Sept. 3, 1845. In 1866 she went with her parents to New York, where she became the wife of Prof. Sigmund Mannheimer. She wrote German and English poems, and articles and reviews for German and...
MARGALITA, AARON – Polish convert to Christianity; born 1663 at Zolkiev. He was a learned rabbi, and traveled as a maggid in Poland and Germany, preaching in the synagogues. In Holland he remained for seven years teaching rabbinics at Leyden. He...
MARGARITA, ANTONIUS – Convert to Christianity in the first half of the sixteenth century; born about 1500 at Ratisbon (Regensburg), where his father, Jacob Margolioth, was rabbi; died at Vienna; baptized in 1522 at Wasserburg, Bavaria. He was teacher...
MATTERSDORF, JOAB BEN JEREMIAH – Hungarian rabbi; died about 1807. Through the influence of Aaron Chorin, a disciple of his father, he became rabbi of Deutschkreuz, near Mattersdorf, Hungary. He wrote "Ḥen Ṭob" (Zolkiev, 1806), commentary on a part of the code...
METZ, ISAAC – German scholar; lived at Hamburg in the first half of the nineteenth century. He compiled a catalogue, entitled "Ḳehillat Dawid," of David Oppenheimer's library (translated into Latin by Lazar Embden, Hamburg, 1826). To this...
MIESES – A family of German and Austrian scholars of the nineteenth century, of which the following are prominent members:Fabius Mieses: Galician litterateur and philosopher; born at Brody Oct. 31, 1824; died at Leipsic Oct. 10, 1898. Up...
MIRELS, MESHULLAM ZALMAN BEN DAVID (NEUMARK) – German rabbi; born about 1620 at Vienna; died Nov. 28, 1706, at Altona. When, in 1670, the Jews were expelled from Vienna, he and his son Zeeb Wolf and other members of the Mirels family emigrated to Berlin. A few years later...