Biographical Sketches of Rabbis and Cantors in the U.S. 1903 Aaron-Baron

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,

Agat, 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.

Amdur, Bernard L.

Rabbi and Cantor (since 1893) of Congregation Ahavath Sholom Beth Aron, Buffalo, N.Y. Born July 15, 1869, in Russia. Son of
Rabbi Irael Amdur. Educated in Russia, Germany, and America. Rabbinical diplomas granted by Rabbi P. Rabinowitz and Rabbi Dr.
Solomon, Dvinsk, Russia. Held positions in Riga, Dvinsk, and Kovno, Russia. Address: 23 Beck, Buffalo, N. Y.

Anspacher, Abraham Samuel.

Rabbi of Congregation Ansche Chesed, Scranton, Pa. Born June 28, 1877, New York City. Son of Samuel Anspacher. Educated at
high school, Cincinnati, Ohio; University of Cincinnati (B. A.); and Hebrew Union College (B. H. L. and Rabbi). Was Rabbi in
Binghamton, N. Y. Address: 845 Monroe Av., Scranton, Pa.

Armhold, William.

Cantor (since 1865) of the Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel, Philadelphia, Pa. Born June 17, 1829, at Schluchtern, Baden,
Germany. Son of Rabbi Joseph Armholrt. Educated at Eppingen and Karlsruhe, Baden. Graduate of the Teachers' Seminary,
Karlsruhe, 1850. Held positions in Phillippsburg, Baden, 1850-1853; and in Pittsburg, Pa., 1854-1865. Founder of the Reform
Congregation Rodeph Shalom, Pittsburg, Pa.; and founder and first President of Jericho Lodge, Independent Order B'nai B'rith.
Honorary Member Msennerchor Singing Society, Philadelphia, Pa. Address: 1723 North 16th, Philadelphia, Pa.

Aronin, L.

 Rabbi of Congregation Adath Israel, Sheboygan, Wis. Born July 20, 1849, in Russia, and educated there. Son of
Chayim Ydel Aronin. Rabbinical diploma conferred by the Rabbi of Kovno. Occupied a position as Rabbi in Russia. Address:
1322 North 12th, Sheboygan, Wis.

Asher, Joseph Mayor.

Rabbi and Preacher of Congregation B'nai Jeshurun, New York City. Born September 23, 1872. at Manchester, England. Son of
Rabbi Aaron Asher and Betsey Jacobs. Educated at the Jews' Schools, grammar school, technical school, and Owens College
(Victoria University, B. A., M. A.), Manchester; Trinity College, Cambridge University; Bonn University, Germany; and
Talmudical College, Kovno, Russia. University Scholar, Victoria University, and Langton Fellow, Owens College, Victoria
University. Rabbinical diploma granted by Rabbi David Tevel Katzeuellenbogen, Suvalki, Russia. Professor of Homiletics at Jewish Theological Seminary of America, and in charge of the Department of Philosophy and Ethics at the same institution. For four years Judicial Assessor for all Jewish cases in the Manchester courts. Organized the Manchester Talmud Torah Schools. Publications: Reviews in the International Journal of Ethics and the Critical Review. Address: 136 East 65th, New York City.

Ashinsky, Aaron Mordecai.

Rabbi of Congregations Beth Hamedrash Hagodol and Beth Jacob, Pittsburg, Pa. Born February,1866, at Reygrod, Poland. Son of
Nachman Ashinsky. Educated at Kovno and Stavisk. Rabbinical diplomas conferred by Rabbi Hayim Leb Rottenberg, Stavisk, and
Rabbi Eliezer Simchah Rabinowitch, Kalwarya, Poland. Held positions in Syracuse, N. Y.; Detroit, Mich.; and Montreal, Can.
Appointed Jewish Chaplain by the Canadian Government. Address: 1204 Colwell, Pittsburg, Pa.


Bachrach, David H.

Chief Rabbi of Congregation Sons of Zion and all the orthodox congregations, Providence, R. I. Born Tishri 21, 5624, in
Russia. Son of Wolf Elia Bachrach. Educated under the Rabbi of Kutno, Poland, and at the Talmudical Colleges of Volosin and
Kovno, Russia. Rabbinical diplomas conferred by the Rabbis of Kovno, Brisk, and Viina, in Russia. Held positions in
Cechanovez, Russia, and Trenton, N. J. Address: 17 Smith, Providence, R. I.

Barnstein, Henry.

Rabbi of Congregation Beth Israel, Houston, Texas. Born August 23, 1SG8, at Dover, England. Son of Rabbi Isidore Barnstein
(Rabbi in Germany, Beigium, and England). Educated at Jews' College, London; University College, London; University of
London; Montefiore College, Ramsgate; and University of Heidelberg (Ph.D.). Rabbinical diploma conferred by Haham Moses
Caster, London. Was Hebrew instructor at St. Augustine's Church School, Kilburn; German instructor London School Board.
Represents the third generation of Rabbis. Publications: " The Targum of Onkelos according to the Yemen MSS." Collaborated
with Professor Gustaf A. Dalman on his Aramaisch Neu-Hebriiisches Worterbuch. Contributor to the Jewish Quarterly Review,
Menorah, Jewish Chronicle, American Hebrew, Israel, and Reform Advocate. Address: 1801 Rusk Av., Houston, Tex.

Baron, Wolff.

Cantor of Congregation B'nai Israel, Paterson, N. J. Born in 1859 in Russia, and educated there. Held positions in London,
Eng. ; Boston, Mass.; and New York City. Address: Bridge Street, Paterson, N. J.


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BIBLIOGRAPHY: American Jewish Year Book 5664 edited by Cyrus Adler; by The Jewish Publication Society of America 1903
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