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e w i s h
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Another English work of interest is
Jews and Arabs through the
Ages.
E rn st D an ie l Goldschm idt. 75th birthday. Born in Koenigs-
huette, Germany, December 9, 1895. For many years assistant
librarian at the Jewish National and University Library in Jerusa­
lem, he has edited several Haggadahs with commentaries in Ger­
man, English and Hebrew.
A
few years ago, he published a large
history of the Haggadah in Hebrew. He also has edited other
liturgical works, with particular attention to restore passages
excised by censors in centuries past.
A
zr iel
H
ilde she im er
.
150th anniversary of birth. Born in
Halberstadt, Germany, May 20, 1820, died in Berlin in 1899.
One of the founders of modern Orthodoxy, he established the
rabbinical seminary in Berlin and raised many disciples. In ad­
dition to many smaller articles and studies, he prepared an edition
of the
Halakhot Gedolot,
an important medieval code.
A
b r a h am
S
a m u e l
I
saacs
.
50th anniversary of death. Born in
New York in 1852, died in Paterson, N. J., December 22, 1920.
A
rabbi in New York and Paterson, he also taught Hebrew at New
York University, and was the author of several popular and juvenile
works on Judaism.
O
scar
I.
J
a n o w s k y
.
70th birthday. Born in Suchowola, Poland,
January 15, 1900. A professor of history at the College of the City
of New York, he has written several books on contemporary Jew­
ish affairs and has been one of the editors of
Jewish Social Studies,
an important Jewish magazine.
I
ssachar
J
o e l
.
70th birthday. Born in Hamburg, Germany,
April 30, 1900. He has been associated with the Jewish National
and University Library in Jerusalem since 1926. In addition to
editing some catalogs of manuscripts at the Library, he has been
the editor of
Kirjath Sepher, the.
outstanding Jewish bibliogra­
phical journal, which lists all current Jewish books in all lan­
guages.
M
a x
K
adu sh in
.
75th birthday. Born in Minsk, Russia, De­
cember 6, 1895. A prominent Conservative rabbi, he has written
several important works in rabbinics, such as
Organic Thinking:
A Study in Rabbinic Thought
and
Worship and Ethics: A Study
in Rabbinic Judaism.
J
a cob
K
a p l a n
.
75th birthday. Born in Paris, France, November
7, 1895. Chief rabbi of France, he has written numerous popular
works on Judaism in French and an account of French Jewry
during the German occupation.
M
e n a h e m
M.
K
asher
.
75th birthday. Born in Warsaw, Poland,
March 10, 1895. His major work has been a compilation of all