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1875. One of the earliest Liberal rabbis in Hungary, he defended
his position in his writings and also published several works on
Jewish history.
J
u dah
L
e ib
M
argol is
.
150th anniversary of death. Born in
Poland, 1747, died in Frankfort on Oder, Germany, June 14, 1811.
A rabbi in Poland and Germany, he wrote Hebrew works on nat-
ural science and philosophy and also Hebrew poetry. He is con-
sidered a forerunner of Haskalah in Poland.
D
avid
L.
M
eckler
.
70th birthday. Born in Vilna, June 15, 1891.
He has been editor of the
Jewish Morn ing Journal
and has writ-
ten on contemporary history in Yiddish, also an English work,
M iracle Men,
Hasidic tales.
S
idn ey
M
en de l s soh n
.
100th anniversary of birth. Born in
Bristol, England, 1861, died in London, 1917. A successful dia-
mond dealer in South Africa, he assembled a private collection of
Africana, which is now in Parliament House, Cape Town. In ad-
dition to his
South African B ibliography ,
considered to be a
standard work, he also contributed studies on the history of the
Jews in South Africa. He wrote a number of hymns for the liturgy
of the Liberal Synagogue in London.
J
u l ia n
M
orgen stern
.
80th birthday. Born in St. Francisville,
Illinois, March 18, 1881. For many years president and professor
of Bible at the Hebrew Union College in Cincinnati, he is the
author of numerous studies in the field of Biblical criticism,
especially on the book of Amos.
N
a t io n a l
J
ew ish
M
o n t h l y
.
75th anniversary. Founded by the
B’nai B’rith as the
Menorah
July, 1886, its name was changed
several times, until the present form was established in 1939. As
the official organ of this highly influential Jewish organization,
it has one of the largest circulations of any Jewish periodical.
S
iegbert
N
e u f e l d
.
70th brthday. Born in Berlin, June 15, 1891.
For many years a rabbi in Germany, now living in Israel, he has
published several studies on the history of the German Jews in
the Middle Ages, and also contributed to the Jewish encyclopedias
in Germany.
D
ie
N
eu z e it
.
100th anniversary. A weekly founded in Vienna,
August 30, 1861, it was edited for a time by Adolf Jellinek, the
famous preacher of the Vienna Jewish community.
J
uda
P
e r a h ia
.
75th birthday. Born in Salonica, Greece, March,
1886. A business and Zionist leader in his native land, he has
edited a Zionist magazine since 1913 and has also published col-
lections of poems and stories.
L
udw ig
P
h il ip p s o n
.
150th anniversary of birth. Born in Dessau,
Germany, December 28, 1811, died in Bonn, December 29,