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J
e w i s h
B
o o k
A
n n u a l
1 3 6
June: 2, Shlomo Zemach; 11, Mordecai M. Kaplan; 14, Judah
Leib Margolis; 15, David L. Meckler, Siegbert Neufeld; 20,
Robert Weltsch.
July:
N a tiona l Jewish M on th ly;
1, Bernhard Beer; 3, Israel Po-
rath; 11, Sir Leon Simon; 13, Hermann Adler; 30, Solomon
Ganzfried.
August: 4, Nima H. Adlerblum; 7, Shmuel Dayan; 21, Joseph
Derenbourg; 30, Morris Jastrow, Jr.;
D ie N euzeit.
September: 3, Harry Sacher; 15, Moshe Yaakob Ben-Gavriel,
Hans Kohn; 18, Yehudah Burla.
October: 16, David Ben-Gurion.
November: 2, Akiba Eger; 5, James K. Gutheim; 10, Jacob Ham-
burger; 11, Osias Thon; 13, Harry Torczyner; 23, Leopold
Kompert.
December: 13, Isaac Rosengarten; 24, Solomon A. Birnbaum,
Jacob Leveen; 28, Ludwig Philippson; 30, Joseph Reider.
Alphabet ical List
E
zek iel
A
bram sk y
.
75th birthday. Born in Grodno, Russia,
1886. For many years a member of the London
Bet D in ,
he now
lives in Jerusalem. His major work is a commentary on the
Tosefta, still in progress.
H
erm a n n
A
dler
.
50th anniversary of death. Born in Hannover,
Germany, May 30, 1839, died in London, July 13, 1911. Succeed-
ing his father as chief rabbi of the United Hebrew Congregations
of the British Empire, he published collections of his sermons and
also wrote several studies on English Jewish history.
N
im a
H.
A
d l e r b l um
.
70th birthday. Born in Jerusalem, August
4, 1891. Coming to the United States as a child, she has written
extensively in the field of Jewish philosophy, covering both the
medieval and modern periods.
B
ernh ard
B
eer
.
100th anniversary of death. Born in Dresden,
Germany, July 20, 1801, died there July 1, 1861. A lay preacher
and reader in his community, his sermons were published, these
being the first German sermons to be preached in Dresden.
M
o she
Y
aakov
B
e n
-G
avr ie l
.
70th
b i r th d a y . B o r n i n V i e n n a ,
S e p t em b e r
15, 1891.
Z io n i s t j o u r n a l i s t , w r i t in g b o t h in G e rm a n
a n d H e b r e w , h e n o w l iv e s in J e r u s a l em w h e r e h e h a s b e e n c o n -
t r ib u t i n g m a n y sh o r t s t o r i e s to t h e H e b r e w p r e ss .
D
avid
B
e n
-G
u r io n
.
75th birthday. Born in Plonsk, Poland,
October 16, 1886. An early settler in Palestine who rose to leader-
ship of the Zionist labor movement and eventually became the
first prime minister of Israel, his political activity has been re­