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...Wise, Isaac Mayer x, Isaac M. Wise was born on 29 March 1819 in Steingrub, Bohemia (now Kammeny Dvur, Czech Republic). Isaac's early ambition to become a rabbi was frustrated by childhood poverty. After his father's early death, Wise...
...Berkson, Isaac Baer Isaac Berkson was born on 23 December 1891 in New York City, and died there on 10 March 1975. His main interests were in Jewish philosophy and education. He received his BA from City College of New York in 1912. He...
...Borowitz, Eugene Bernard Eugene B. Borowitz was born on 20 February 1924 in Columbus, Ohio. He received his BA from Ohio State University in 1943. He then attended the Hebrew Union College in Cincinnati, receiving rabbinic ordination...
...Lazarus, Emma Emma Lazarus was born on 22 July 1849 in New York City, and died there on 19 November 1887. The daughter of Esther Nathan and Moses Lazarus, a successful businessman, Emma was privately tutored as a girl, and she received...
...Nieto, David David Nieto was born in Venice on 10 January 1654 to Sephardic parents. He died in London on his seventy-fourth birthday. He studied medicine at Padua, and became a preacher at Leghorn. In 1701 he was called to become the first...
...Einhorn, David David Einhorn was born on 10 November 1809 in the town of Dispeck in the Bavarian area of Germany. He proved to be an exceptional student in the traditional Jewish educational programs of his village and at the Talmudic...
...Blau, Joseph Leon Joseph Blau was born on 6 May 1909 in Brooklyn, New York, the son of Joel Leon Blau, a rabbi, and Rachel Woolf Blau. He received his BA (1931), MA (1933), and PhD in philosophy (1944) from Columbia University. His...
...Lightfoot, John John Lightfoot was born in Stoke on Trent in March 1602 and died in Ely on 6 December 1675 after having caught a heavy cold journeying there from Cambridge. He was buried in Much Munden. Lightfoot was educated by Mr...
...Rubenstein, Richard Lowell Richard Rubenstein was born on 8 January 1924 in New York City. He was a student at Hebrew Union College in Cincinnati, Ohio (1942–5) and then at the University of Cincinnati, where he received his BA in 1946....
...Abendana, Isaac We do not know the precise year of Isaac’s birth, but The Jewish Encyclopedia describes him as the younger bother of Jacob Abendana, rabbi to Jewish communities first in Amsterdam then in London, who was born in 1630...