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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.
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
, 1925-1939; author of essays, books and plays,
Vilde Roisen, Fun
mensh zu mensh, In vilden vertervald, XJnter der zun, Geklibene verk;
parts of the works of Hauptmann, Anatole France, and Jerome K. Jerome
into Yiddish; contr. to numerous Yiddish periodicals; Woodstock,
N .
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
; author of
Rebbe Yisroel Salanter
(in Hebrew),
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 ,
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
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
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,
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.