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L
eiser
R
o senthal
.
100th anniversary of death. Born in 1794,
died in Hannover, Germany, August 7, 1868. A rabbi in Hann-
over, he collected a large library, which later became part of the
collection of the University of Amsterdam. He himself had pre-
pared a learned title catalog of his library which was published
posthumously, together with the author entries by Marcus Roest.
A
rthur
R
u p p in
.
25th anniversary of death. Born in Rawitsch,
Germany, died in Jerusalem, January 1, 1943. An early worker
for Zionism and the upbuilding of Palestine, who had settled
there as early as 1907, he was continuously involved in the prac-
tical work of land acquisition and settlement. He also wrote sev-
eral books on the sociology of the Jewish people, some of which
were translated into English.
S
olomon
S
alk ind
.
100th anniversary of death. Born in Wilna,
about 1806, died there March 14, 1868. One of the modern Jew-
ish educators in his native city, he taught both at the new Jewish
school and at the government-sponsored rabbinical seminary
there. He published Hebrew poetry and also Hebrew sermons
for the holidays and patriotic occasions.
I
gnaz
S
ch ipper
.
25th anniversary of death. Born in Tarnow,
Poland, in 1884, died in the Warsaw ghetto, May 19, 1943. A lead-
ing figure in Polish Jewry, a member of the Polish Parliament,
he also was a student of Jewish history in Poland, about which he
published numerous monographs in Polish. A special interest of
his was the history of Jewish art and the Jewish theatre.
I
srael
T
agl icht
.
25th anniversary of death. Born in Brezova,
Austria-Hungary, in 1862, died in Cambridge, England, Decem-
ber 13, 1943. The last chief rabbi of Vienna, he published studies
on Austrian Jewry, sermons and apologetic works.
S
aul
T
chernichovsky
.
25th anniversary of death. Born in Mi-
chailovka, Russia, in 1875, died October 14, 1943. He is con-
sidered along with Bialik one of the outstanding modern Hebrew
poets. Unlike most literary figures in Hebrew and Yiddish, he
did not have a traditional education, therefore his poetry is
not based on tradition, but rather on the personal experience
of the joys and sorrows of life. He also translated Greek, Latin,
German, English and Finnish classics into Hebrew.
B
ernhard
W
ach ste in
.
100th anniversary of birth. Born in
Tluste, Poland, January 19, 1868, died in Vienna in 1935. As di־
rector of the library of the Jewish community in Vienna, he
published numerous studies on the history of the Jews in Austria
and catalogs of the most valuable collections in his library.
J
udah
W
a h rm a n n
.
100th anniversary of death. Born in Buda-
pest, about 1793, died there November 14, 1868. As rabbi and