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U-BA LE-ẒIYYON – Opening words of the closing prayer of the daily morning service, before which one should not leave the synagogue (Shulḥan 'Aruk, Oraḥ Ḥayyim, 132). The prayer consists of a series of texts, in which are included the Ḳedushshah...
UÇEDA, SAMUEL BEN ISRAEL DE – Palestinian commentator and preacher; born at Safed in the first quarter of the sixteenth century. His name, Uçeda, originally was derived from the town of that name in the archbishopric of Toledo. He was a pupil of Isaac Luria...
UFHAUSEN, SOLOMON ẒEBI HIRSCH – See Brenz, Samuel Friedrich.
UGOLINO, BLAISIO – Italian polyhistor; born at Venice about 1700. He is stated to have been a Jewish convert, and was certainly well acquainted with Talmudic literature. He is known for the huge collection of treatises on Jewish
UJHELY (SATORALJA-UJHELY) – City in the county of Zemplin, Hungary. Documents in its archives show that in 1734 Jews were living at Ujhely and that they were allowed to acquire real estate. It is evident that the community was then increasing; for ten...
'UḲBA, MAR – Exilarch at Bagdad in the first half of the tenth century; the second exilarch to die in banishment. When Kohen Ẓedeḳ II. was appointed gaon of Pumbedita he became involved in a controversy with Mar 'Uḳba over the revenues from...
UKRAINE – See Russia.
'UḲẒIN – Name of a treatise of the Mishnah and the Tosefta, dealing chiefly with the conveyance of ritual impurity by means of the roots, stalks, and hulls of plants. In the Mishnah it is the twelfth and last treatise of the order...
ULAM – See Temple in Rabbinical Literatrue.
ULAMO, JACOB DANIEL – See Olmo.
ULIF, GERSHON ASHKENAZI – See Ashkenazi, Gershon.
ULLA – One of the leading halakic amoraim in Palestine during the latter part of the third and in the beginning of the fourth century. In his youth he studied under R. Eleazar II. (Tos. to Ḥul. 34a, s.v. "Man Ḥabraya"); and he...
ULLMANN, ALEXANDER DE ERÉNY – Hungarian deputy and political economist; born at Budapest Feb. 18, 1850; died there 1897; son of Karl Ullmann (b. 1809; d. 1880), founder of the first Hungarian insurance company, and vice-president of the Bank of Commerce at...
ULLMANN, SHALOM – Hungarian Talmudist; flourished in the beginning of the nineteenth century; officiated as rabbi in Fürth, and later at Boldogasszony (Frankirchen), a small place in the county of Wieselburg. He was the author of "Dibre Rash"...
ULM – Thirteenth and Fourteenth Centuries. City and district of Württemberg. As in many other German cities, there is in Ulm a legend that Jews lived there before the Christian era;but the first historical evidence of a Jewish...
ULMANN, ALBERT – American banker and author; born in New York city July 2, 1861; educated in the public schools and at the College of the City of New York. In 1900 he became a member of the New York Stock Exchange firm of J. H. Sulzbacher. He is...
ULMANN, BENJAMIN – French historical painter; born at Blotzheim, Alsace, May 24, 1829; died at Paris Feb. 24, 1884. He studied at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts under Drölling and Picot, and in 1859 won the Prix de Rome.Of his paintings may be...
ULMANN, SALOMON – French rabbi; born at Zabern, Alsace, Feb. 25, 1806; died at Paris May 5, 1865. He commenced his rabbinical studies at Strasburg under Moïse Bloch (better known as Rabbi Mosche Utenheim), and was the first pupil enrolled at the...
UMAN – See Haidamacks.
UNCLEANNESS – See Ablution.
UNGARISCH-JÜDISCHE WOCHENSCHRIFT – See Periodicals.
UNGARISCHE ISRAELIT, DER – See Periodicals.