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WIENER / JEW ISH LITERARY ANNIVERSARIES
CHRONOLOG ICAL L IS T
Without definite date: Yom Tov Lipman Heller.
January: 6, Benjamin Artom, Michael Levi Rodkinson; 14, George
Lewis Lyon; 26, Shalcm Spiegel; 28, Karl Emil Franzos; 30,
Hans Joachim Schoeps.
February: 7, Jakob Loewenberg; 15, David Horowitz; 17, David
Samuel Loewinger; 19, Shimshon Meltzer; 20, Naphtali Maskilei-
son; 26, David Ignatoff.
March: 15, Ernst Simon; 30, Philip Birnbaum.
April: 19, Eliezer Rieger; 24, Israel Cohen; 27, Dov Joseph.
May: 7, Yisrael Zmora; 10, Benjamin Manassen Lewin; 13, Na-
hum Bomze, Marcus Jastrow; 15, Hayyim Selig Slonimski.
June: 17, Meyer Kayserling, Jon Kimche; 26, Boris D. Bogen.
July: 3, Theodor Herzl; 11, Yom-Tov Lewinsky; 30, Eleazar Shul-
mann.
August: 14, Nehemiah Trebitsch.
September: 15, Eliezer Meir Lipschuetz; 18, Meir Loeb Malbim;
26, Moses Mendelssohn; 29, Israel Belkind, Samuel Gruenberg.
October: 8, Joseph Opatoshu, Yemimah Tchernowitz-Avidar; 10,
Jefim Schirmann; 14, Zivion (Ben Zion Hoffman); 29, Uri Nissan
Gnessin; 31, Aaron Lewin.
November: 2, David Einhorn; 15, Jacob Katz; Benjamin Szold; 16,
Alexander Guttmann, Isaac Lamdan; 24, Yizhak Gruenbaum.
December: 10, Franz Rosenzweig; 13, Samuel Tchernowitz; 15, Moses
Raphael d ’Aguiilar, Eude Lolli; 19, Shin Shalom.
ALPHABET ICAL L IS T
M
oses
R
aphael
d
’A
guilar
.
300th anniversary of death. Born in Am-
sterdam, died there December 15, 1679. For a while he served
as a rabbi in Brazil, but later returned to Amsterdam to head
a private school there and eventually the rabbinical seminary
as successor to Manasseh ben Israel. He wrote several works in
Ladino, among them a Hebrew grammar. He also accumulated
a large personal library, the auction catalogue of which was pub-
lished in 1680, one of the earliest in Jewish bibliography.
B
en jam in
A
rtom
.
100th anniversary of death. Born in Asti, Italy,
in 1835, died in London, January 6, 1879. After having occupied
pulpits in Italy, he became chief rabhi of the Sephardi commu-
nity in London in 1866. In addition to a collection of sermons
(Sermons Preached in Several Synagogues,
1873), he also wrote
odes and prayers in Hebrew and Italian.