Monday, November 24, 2008

Jewish Knowledge (8)

Topic: Rabbis and Cantors Officiating in the U.S.

Aaron, Israel.

Rabbi of Temple Beth Zion, Buffalo, N. Y. Born November 20, 1859, at Lancaster, Pa. Son of Moses Aaron. Educated at public schools of Lancaster; University of Cincinnati (B. A.); and Hebrew Union College (Rabbi and D. D.). Was Rabbi at Fort Wayne, Ind. Baccalaureate Orator Hebrew Union College and also Buffalo High Schools, 1902. Member of Council of University Club, Buffalo. Publications: Translation of Delitzsch's "Colors in the Talmud; " of Stern's "Woman in the Talmud;" and of portions of Bachya's " Choboth Haleboboth." Articles in the Jewish and the secular press. Address: 748 Auburn Av., Buffalo, N. Y.

Abelson, Alter.

Rabbi of Congregation Bnai Sholaum, Brooklyn, N. Y. Holds Rabbinical diploma of the Jewish Theological Seminary of America.

Abramowitz, Jacob.

Cantor of Congregation Sons of Halberstamm, Philadelphia, Pa. Born March 15, 1867, in Russia. Son of Jacob Baruch Abramowitz. Educated at Odessa, Russia. Held positions in Chicago, 111., and Buffalo, N. Y. Address: 958 North Marshall, Philadelphia, Pa.

Ag-at, Isaiah.

Rabbi (since 1890) of Congregation Moses Monte- flore, Chicago, 1ll. Born May 25, 1859, in Candau, Courland, Russia. Son of Moses Agat. Educated at Talmudical Colleges of Sager, Government Kovno, and Bielostok, Government Minsk, Russia; under Dr. I. Hildesheimer, Berlin; at Gymnasium in Libau, Courland; and Northwestern University, Evanston, 1ll. (B. Ph., 1898). Government teacher in Riga, Russia, 1879-1884; and Rabbi in New Haven, Conn., 1886-1888, and in San Francisco, Cal., 1888-1890. Address: 554 North Robey, Chicago, 1ll.

Alexander, David.

Rabbi of Temple Israel, Paducah, Ky. Born December 7, 1878, at Brooklyn, N. Y. Son of Harris Alexander. B. H. L. and Rabbi, Hebrew Union College; B. A., University of Cincinnati. Address: 810 Jefferson, Paducah, Ky. (37)

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