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SCHNEIDERMAN ---- NECROLOGY FOR
1946
87
W
e i n s t e i n
, B
e r n a r d
,
journalist, labor leader; b. Odessa, Russia, July 10, 1866;
came to U. S. 1882; a founder 1888, sec’y 1888-93, United Hebrew Trades,
New York; member ed. staff
Jewish Daily Forward
since 1922 (retired);
author of
Forty Years in the Jewish Labor Movement
,
Yiddish Unions in Amer-
tea;
d. New York, N. Y., Apr. 23, 1946.
W
h it e m a n
, K
a lm a n
,
teacher, author; b.
ca.
1882; secy Assn of Principals of
Hebrew Schools, Bd of License of Hebrew Teachers; author of
The Jew and
His World
and many articles in Hebrew and Yiddish, largely on Hebrew
education; d. New York, N. Y., Sept. 24, 1946.
OTHER COUNTRIES
A
d l e r
, E
lk a n
N
a t h a n
,
lawyer, bibliographer, author; b. London, England,
July 24, 1861; international lawyer; collector of rare Jewish books and ancient
manuscripts; world traveller; author of many books, incl.
Hebrew Elegies on
English Monarchs
,
Persian Jews: Their Books and Ritual
,
The Inquisition in
Peru
,
A Gazeteer of Hebrew Printing
,
About Hebrew Manuscripts
,
Jews in Many
Lands
,
A History of Jews of London•,
former pres. Jewish Hist. Soc.; d. London,
England, Sept. 15, 1946.
B
l a u
, M
o s e s
,
rabbi, political leader; b. Jerusalem, Palestine, 1886; chmn
Agudath Isr. Orgn Palestine, mem. exec. World Agudath Isr. Orgn; founder
1926, ed. since,
Kol Yisroel,
Orthodox weekly; author of
Amuda Denehora
(biog. of Rabbi Chaim Sonnenfeld); home, Jerusalem, Palestine; d. Messina,
Italy, en route to U. S., June 8, 1946.
B
loom berg
, P
h il
,
journalist, London; reporter for Press Assn; on staffs of
Jewish
Express
and
Jewish Guardian
; aged 46; d. London, England, reptd Dec. 28,
1945.
B
r e u e r
, I
s a a k
,
political leader, author; b. Hungary, Sept. 18, 1883; went to
Palestine 1936; leader Agudath Isr. Orgn; author of books, incl.
Lehre
,
Gesetz
und Nation
,
Messiasspuren, Das Judenproblem
,
Die Welt als Schoepfung und
Natur,
novel
Kampf um Gott\
d. Jerusalem, Palestine, Aug. 10, 1946.
E
p s t e in
, M
o r t im e r
,
editor; b. Lithuania, 1880; ed.
Annual Register
,
Statesman's
Year Book
; contributor to
The Jewish Chronicle
London; d. London, England,
June 23, 1946.
F
i n k i e l s t e i n
, N
o ah
,
journalist; co-publisher 1906
Dos Yiddish Togblatt
, Warsaw
daily, changed 1908 to
Hajnt; Parizer Hajnt
, Paris, 1926-40; aged 75; d.
Paris, France, reptd July 19, 1946.
G
il b e r t
, S
im o n
,
editor; b. London, England, July 11, 1870; member staff since
1897, asso. ed. since 1931,
The Jewish Chronicle
; d. London, England, Oct. 9,
1946.
H
er t z
, J
o se ph
H
e r m a n
,
rabbi, scholar; b. Rebrin, Slovakia, Sept. 25, 1872; in
U. S. 1884-98; Union of So. Africa 1898-1912; went to England 1913; educ.
New York; rabbi congs. Syracuse, N. Y., 1894-98; Johannesburg 1898-1911;
chief rabbi of the United Hebrew Congs. of British Empire since 1913; prof.
philosophy Transvaal U. Coll. 1906-08; pres. Jews’ College, London, since
1913; pres. Jewish Hist. Soc. London; author of many books, including
Book
of Jewish Thoughts
,
Sermons
,
Addresses and Studies
(3 vols.), prayer book;
mem. original Bd of Translators of Am. Jewish Bible Version 1896-1903; d.
London, England, Jan. 14, 1946.
H
erzog
, D
a v id
,
rabbi, university professor; b. Trnava Czechoslovakia, Nov. 7,
1869; went to England 1940; chief rabbi Gratz, Austria; prof. Semitic languages
U. of Gratz; author of
Der Mischnakommentar des Moses Maimonides zum
Traktat Pea
,
Die Abhandlung des Aku Bekr ibn al Saig “Vom Verhalten des
Einsiedlers
”,
Die Wortvertauschungen im Kitab al-Luma des Abulwalid Merwan