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O g u s , A a r o n D a v i d ,
journalist; b. Russia; came to U. S., 1896; member, ed.
staff,
Jewish Morning Journal
, for past forty years; author of
Chana Pesels
mame loshon, Tuvia Cheikel schlim-mazel
, and
Oneg yom-tov
; aged 78; New
York, N. Y., June 10, 1943.
P o p k i n ,
Louis, public relations counsellor; b. Yonkers, N. Y., Aug. 15, 1894;
manag. ed.,
American Hebrew
, 1914-1918; publicity dir. for many welfare
campaigns, 1920-1935; lecturer on public relations, College of the City of
New York, since 1931; New York, N. Y., Jan. 11, 1943.
R e i c h , N a t h a n i e l J u l i u s ,
professor, rabbi; b. Sarvar, Hungary, April 29, 1882;
docent in Egyptology, Univ. of Prague, 1913, Univ. of Vienna, 1919; librarian,
Oriental Institute; came to U. S., 1922; asst, curator, Egyptian and Oriental
Dept., Univ. of Pa. Museum; Prof. of Egyptology and Orientalistics, Dropsie
Coll.; lecturer in Egyptology and historical law, Johns Hopkins Univ.; author,
books and articles on Egyptology and Coptology; ed. of periodical
Mizraim \
Philadelphia, Pa., Oct. 4, 1943.
R e i s s , I s a a c ( M o i s h e N a d i r ,
pseud.), author, poet; b. Narajow, Poland, 1885;
came to U. S., 1899; contributed to
Jewish Day
, 1916-1925, 1939-1943; to
Freiheit
, 1925-1939; author of essays, books and plays,
Vilde Roisen, Fun
mensh zu mensh, In vilden vertervald, XJnter der zun, Geklibene verk;
trans.
parts of the works of Hauptmann, Anatole France, and Jerome K. Jerome
into Yiddish; contr. to numerous Yiddish periodicals; Woodstock,
N .
Y.,
June 8, 1943.
R o m a n o f f , P a u l ,
research scholar, curator; b. Vilna, Russia, April 10, 1898;
came to U. S., 1928; research fellow, Semitic and Biblical languages, Yale
Univ., 1931; curator, Museum of the Jewish Theol. Sem., 1930 until time of
his death; author,
Onomasticon of Palestine,
1937; contributed to many schol-
arly journals on art, antiquities, and numismatics; New York, N. Y., Dec.
12, 1943.
R o s e n a u , W i l l i a m ,
scholar, rabbi; b. Wollstein, Germany, May 30, 1865; came
to U. S., 1876; assoc, prof., post-Biblical Hebrew, Johns Hopkins Univ.,
1902-1932; rabbi, for 48 yrs., Oheb Sholom Cong., Baltimore, Md.; secy.,
vice-pres., pres., Central Conf. of American Rabbis; member, exec, com.,
Jewish Welfare Bd., Bd. of Jewish Education, and Union of American Hebrew
Cong.; trustee, Hebrew Union College; author of
Jewish Ceremonial Institutions
and Customs, Rabbi in Action, Hebraisms in Authorized Versions of the Bible
,
Jewish Biblical Commentators
; Baltimore, Md., Dec. 9, 1943.
R o s e n f e l d , S a m u e l ,
journalist; b. Yelisavetgrad, Russia, 1869; on the staff of
the New York
Day
; author of
Rebbe Yisroel Salanter
(in Hebrew),
Rebbe
Menashe Ilier
,
Moishe Leib Lilienblum, D i Haskoleh bevegung bei Yidden,
Onhoib fun Haskoleh Epoche, Yiddishe Geshichte
(2 vols.); Katonah N. Y.,
Dec. 10, 1943.
R u b i n s t e i n , Z v i H i r s c h ,
editor; b. Lemberg, Poland; ed., The Day, 1919-1940;
aged 54; New York, N. Y., Nov. 29, 1943.
T c h e r i k o v e r , E l i a h u ,
historian;
b .
Poltava, Russia; founder, Yiddish Scientific
Institute; author,
The History of the Pogrom Movement in the Ukraine, Jews
in France, History of the Jewish Labor Movement in the U. S.\
ed. of the
Histor-
ishe Shriften
of the Yiddish Scientific Institute, ed. of
Oifn sheidveg
(2 vols.,
Paris), one of the editors of the Yiddish
Allgemeine Encyclopedia
; Palenville,
N. Y., Aug. 28, 1943.
W e i n b e r g , S a m u e l
D., journalist; b. Poland; during World War
I
employed
by British Government; news ed., Detroit edition,
Jewish Daily Forward,
since 1922; author,
Jewish Social Services of Detroit
(in Yiddish); aged 54;
Detroit, Mich., April 15, 1943.
Z a l u d k o w s k i , E l i a s ,
cantor, composer; b. Kalish, Poland, June 1, 1890; settled
in U. S., 1926; cantor, Temple Shaarey Zedek, Detroit, Mich., 1926-32,
Beth Shalom Cong., Pittsburgh, for past five years; author,
Music of the
19th Century,
compiler,
Jewish Folk Songs
; composed a number of liturgical
works including a
Friday Evening Late Service.
Contributed articles on liturgical
subjects in Hebrew and Yiddish journals in U. S. and abroad; author of
Kultur Traeger fun der Liturgischer Musik.
Awarded silver medal, Berlin
Royal Academy, 1909; founder, pres., 1928-32, Cantors Assn. of Middle West;
Pittsburgh, Pa., June 29, 1943.