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WIENER / JEWISH LITERARY ANNIVERSARIES
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life in all its diverse manifestations, past and present, is im­
pressed on us once more.
CHRONO LOG ICAL L I S T
January: 8, Eisig Silberschlag; 10, David Nieto; 15, Emanuel Mendel
Baumgarten; 29, Alexander Marx.
February: 1, Zvi Harkavi; 4, Aaron Isaac Goldenblum; 6, Robert
Gordis; 8, Martin Buber; 22, Micah Joseph Lebensohn; 28, Samuel
Felix Mendelsohn.
March: 3, Hayim Greenberg; 13, Abraham Reisen; 25, Nahum N.
Glatzer.
April: 6, Solomon Skoss; 10, Solomon ben Jacob Ayylon; 15, Gustav
Gottheil; 26, Benzion Mossinsohn; 28, Samuel Shmelke Horowits.
May: 8, Meir Auerbach; 14, Solomon Goldman; 15, Mordecai David
Brandstaedter; 27, Saul Lieberman.
June : 15, Joseph Sarachek.
July: 1, Samuel Daiches; 20, Jerem iah Heinemann.
August: 4, Ephraim Zalman Margolioth; 10, Abraham Isaac Katsh;
13, A rthu r Biram, Hayyim Jeh iel Bornstein, Eugen Taeub ler; 29,
Azriel Eisenberg; 30, Moshe Glueckson.
September: 6, Salomon Zalman Geiger; 11, Charles Duschinsky; 13,
Israel Jacobson; 17, Menahem Ribalow.
October: 4, Mani Leib; Hayyim Schauss; 13, Marcus Jastrow; 18,
George Vajda; 22, Isaac Reingold; 28, Simon Halkin, Theodore
Reinach.
November: 11, Gershom Bader, Louis Ginzberg; 19, Abraham Dov
Lebensohn.
December: 6, Haro ld Louis Ginsberg, Leon Kellner; 20, W illiam B.
Ziff; 26, Alexander Marx.
A LPH A BE T IC A L L I S T
M
eir
A
uerbach
.
100th
ann iversary o f dea th . B orn in Dobra , P o land , in
1815,
d ied in Jeru sa lem , May
8, 1878.
For som e years rabb i in
Ka lish , P o land , h e becam e ch ie f rabb i o f the A shkenaz ic comm u ­
n ity in J eru sa lem in
1860.
A zea lous d e fen d er o f trad it ion , h e in ­
v igora ted O r th od o x Jew ish l i f e in P a les t in e at tha t tim e . H is
ma jor work is a comm en tary o n the
Shulhan Arukh
o f Jo sep h Caro.
S
olom o n
ben
J
acob
A
y l l o n
.
250th anniversary of death. Born in
Salonika, Greece, about 1655, died in Amsterdam, April 10, 1728.
T ra in ed for the rabb ina te in his native city, he came under Caba­
listic and Shabbatean influences, which were to make him a
controversial figure throughout his life. Living for some years in