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ist and also engaged in extensive literary activity as a Hebrew
novelist, essayist and critic.
L e o p o l d Z u n z .
75th anniversary of death. Born in Detmold,
Germany, August 10, 1794, died in Berlin, March 18, 1886.
Originator of the modern scientific study of Judaism, he wrote
mainly about Rabbinic literature, Jewish liturgy, and medieval
Jewish history.