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SCHNEIDERMAN — NECROLOGY FOR 1947
105
J
a c o b s
, H
a r r y
S
y l v a in
,
rabbi; b. New York, N . Y., Oct. 8, 1900; rabbi congs.
New Jersey, Pennsylvania, New York; author of
Immigration Policy of America
Since 1917
,
A Critical Edition of Rabbi David Kimhi’s Commentary on the Book
of Amos;
d. Brooklyn, N. Y., June 3, 1947.
K
o h l e r
, R
o s e
,
painter, sculptor; b. Chicago, 111., Mar. 21, 1873; works include
medallion “Spirit of the Synagogue,” bust of Kaufmann Kohler, portrait of
Emil G. Hirsch, and of other religious leaders; author o f monograph
A rt As
Related to Judaism
, leaflet
Jewish Holydaysy
and papers on art and religious
topics; d. New York, N. Y. Oct. 4, 1947.
L
e v i n s o n
, S
a m u e l
J
o h n
,
rabbi; b. Brooklyn, N. Y., June 8, 1883; rabbi Temple
Beth Emeth, Brooklyn, since 1911; author of
Jewish Science Manual
; con-
tributor to
Encyclopedia of fewish Knowledge
; d. Brooklyn, N. Y., Sept. 19,
1947.
M
a r k e l
, N
i s s o n
,
rabbi; b. Poland, Feb. 16, 1877; came to U. S. 1921; rabbi Brith
Sholom Cong. Buffalo; author of
Binath Nvonim
, commentary on the Talmud;
d. Buffalo,
N .
Y., Jan. 25, 1947.
R
e y n o l d s
, L
o u is
G
e o r g e
,
rabbi, physician; b. Lithuania, Mar. 17, 1870; came
to U. S. 1890; rabbi congs. New Jersey, Pennsylvania; in medical practice
California since 1908; lecturer medicine U. of Southern Calif. Sch. of Med.;
active Zionist; Talmudic scholar; editorial writer
Jewish Voice
, Los Angeles;
author of articles on medical, religious, and educational topics; d. Los Angeles,
Calif., June 21, 1947.
R
o t h e n s t e i n
, M
a x
,
Yiddish journalist; b. Poland, Jan. 2, 1896; came to U. S.
1921; correspondent
for Jiidische Rundschau,
Berlin, 1920-23; mem. staff
Jewish
World
, Cleveland, 1926-27; ed.
fewish Advocate
, Detroit, 1928-30; mem. edi-
torial staff
fewish World,
Philadelphia, 1933-36; ed.
fewish Voice
, Los Angeles,
1936-39; d. Los Angeles, Calif., Jan. 13, 1947.
S
im m e l
, E
r n s t
,
psychoanalyst;
b .
Germany,
ca.
1882; came to U. S. 1934;
a
co-
worker of Sigmund Freud; ed.
Anti-Semitism: A Social Disease
1946; d.
Los Angeles, Calif., Nov. 11, 1947.
T
e it e l b a u m
, A
b r a h a m
,
actor, author; with Maurice Schwartz company, New
York, since 1932; author of critical essays on art and the theatre in Yiddish
newspapers and periodicals, of books
Fun maine Wanderungen
,
Teatralia\
and
o f a critical study of Shakespeare in Yiddish; aged 58; d. New York, N. Y.,
Oct. 16, 1947.
T
y g e l
, Z
e l ig
,
author, communal worker; b. Poland, July 30, 1890; came
t o
U. S. 1920; journalist, ed., newspapers Poland and U. S., incl.
Haint
and
Moment
(Yiddish),
Hazfiro
(Hebrew),
Nasz Przeglad
and
Kurjer Poranny
(Polish); ed.
Der Verband
, New York, 1924—30; author of
Die Geshichte fun
der Varshever Jidishe Kehillah
,
Die Geshichte fun die Jidishe Shneider in
Varshe\
youth and children’s stories in Hebrew, and
Palestine Today
,
Haym
Salomon
,
His Life and Works
; and
Let's Talk I t Over
; exec. dir. Am. Fed. for
Polish Jews 1924-40; organizer World Fed. of Polish Jews 1935; d. New York,
N . Y., Mar. 12, 1947.
OTHER COUNTRIES
A
lm a n
, S
a m u e l
,
composer of liturgical music; b. Russia, 1878; went to England
1909; composer of opera
Melech Ehad
,
Shire Beth Hakeneseth
(synagogue
compositions for cantor and chorus); set to music Hebrew poems of Bialik,
Schneour, Tchernichowski, Yiddish poems and folk songs,
Pirkeh Aboth\
ed.
supplement to
Voice of Prayer and Praise
; d. London, England, July 19, 1947.
A
lperson
, M
ordecai
(M
arco
), colonist, author; b. Russia, 1867; went to Argen-
tina 1891; a founder of colony Mauricia; author of its history, reprinted in
Yiddish
3 0Y o r in Argentine
Memuarenfun a Jidishen Kolonist
; of sketches
and narratives dealing with life of Jewish colonists in Argentina; contributor
to local weekly
Der Verteidiger
and to Yiddish press in Argentina; d. Buenos
Aires, Argentina, July 25, 1947.