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J
e w i s h
B
o o k
A
n n u a l
138
February: 2, Alexander Alan Steinbach; 14, Israel Zangwill; 19,
Adolf Buechler; 25, Aaron Glanz-Leyeles; 26, Simon Cohen;
28, Ben Hecht.
March: 1, Mortimer J. Cohen; 4, Moses Gaster; 12, Moses But-
tenwieser; 15, Zevi Scharfstein; 19, David Yellin; 22, Isaac
Husik.
April: 13, Max Dienemann; 22, Max Weinreich; 24, Salomon
Formstecher.
May: 4, Israel Joseph Benjamin (Benjamin II); 10, Kadia Molo-
dowsky; 16, Nathan Birnbaum; 22, Joshua Heschel Schorr;
23, Moses Glickson; 25, Israel Ber Frumkin 27, Max Brod.
June: 23, Israel Levi, 26, David Werner Amram; 27, Israel
Davidson.
July: 9, Central Conference of American Rabbis; 13, Benjamin
Henry Hartogensis.
August: 3, Abraham Hyman Friedland; 17, Johannes Buxtorf II;
31, Charles Reznikoff.
September: 3, Edward Davidson Coleman; 4, Nathan Brilliant;
23,
Sigmund Freud; 29, Israel ben Shabbethai, of Kozienic
October: 8, Shneor Zalman Shazar (Rubashov); 9, Henry Slonim-
sky; 24, Jakob Barth.
November:
Universal Jewish Encyclopedia;
5,
Th e Jewish Day;
19, Morris Silverman; 20, Meyer Roest; 27, Alexander Hark-
avy; 34, Reuben Brainin.
December: 1, Yehezkel Kaufman; 25, Johannes Buxtorf I; 26,
Israel Wolf Slotki.
Alphabet ical List
D
avid
W
erner
A
m r a m
.
25th anniversary of death. Born in
Philadelphia, 1866, died there June 26, 1939. Professor of law
at the University of Pennsylvania and Jewish community leader,
he wrote articles on Jewish law for the
Jewish Encyclopedia
which are considered to be the best presentations in English in
this area.
Makers of Hebrew Books in Italy
is likewise a pioneer
work in English on this subject.
J
ako b
B
a r t h
.
50th anniversary of death. Born in Flehingen,
Baden, Germany, died in Berlin, October 24, 1914. Professor
of Semitic philology at the University of Berlin and at the
Orthodox Rabbinical Seminary there, he published numerous
studies in his chosen field, among them an edition of Maimoni-
des’ Arabic commentary on the Mishnah tractate Makkot.
I
srael
J
o seph
B
e n j a m in
,
called Benjamin
I I .
100th anni-
versary of death. Born in Faltigiceni, Rumania, 1818, died in
London, May 4, 1864. A traveler who tried to emulate Benjamin