Biographical Sketches of Rabbis and Cantors in the U.S. 1903  Freund-Gittelsohn

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Freund, Charles Joseph.

Rabbi (since 1900) of Congregation Shomer Emoonim, Toledo, Ohio. Born August 12, 1875, in New York City. Son of Abraham Freund. Educated at the College of the City of New York (B. S., 1894); University of Cincinnati (B. L., 1898); and Hebrew Union College (B. H. L. and Rabbi). Rabbi at Charleston, W. Va., 1899-1900. Address: 2346 Putnam, Toledo, Ohio.

Frey, Sigmund.

Born in Neu Raussnitz, Moravia, Austria. Son of Hayim Frey. Educated at Gymnasium, Bruenn, Moravia. Rabbinical diploma granted by Dr. Samuel Gruen. Held positions in Philadelphia, Pa.; Chicago, 1ll.; Springfield, 1ll.; Wabash, Ind.; and Altoona, Pa. Publications: "Homer and the Bible; " " Comparisons of the World's Literature and Rabbinic Lore;" " Caveant Consules," etc. Address: 7524 Union Av., Chicago, 11I.

Fridlander, Hamen.

Minister of Congregation Beth Joseph,Tupper Lake, N. Y. Born in the Government Kovno, Russia.Diploma conferred by Rabbi Solomon Tropp. Address: Tupper Lake, Franklin Co., N. Y.

Fried, Michael.

Minister (since 1898) of Congregation Tree of Life, Pittsburg, Pa. Born May 30, 1875, in Hungary. Educated at public schools, New York City; University of the City of New York; and Columbia University. Rabbinical diploma conferred by the Jewish Theological Seminary of America. Minister of Congregation Ahavath Scholom Beth Aron, Brooklyn, N. Y., 1896-1897. Chaplain of the J. M. Gusky Orphanage of Western Pennsylvania. Address: 3432 Forbes, Pittsburg, Pa.

Friederman, Solomon Jacob.

Rabbi of Congregation Shaarei Jerusalem, Zitomir, and Eln Jacob, Boston, Mass. Born May 10, 1866, at Viina, Russia. Son of Boruch M. Friederman. Rabbinical diploma received from Rabbi Isaac Eichanan Spector, Kovno. Was Rabbi in Congregation Kol Israel, New York City. Publications: " Emeth Weemuno;" " Minchos Jacob." Address: 116 Salem, Boston, Mass.

Friedlander, Jeremiah.

Rabbi of Congregation Beth Hamed- rosh Hagodol of Agudath Achim, Baltimore, Md. Born January 29, 1867, at Brisk, Government Kovno, Russia. Son of Nehe- miah Friedlander. Educated at Viina and Miro, Russia. Rabbinical diploma received from Rabbi Levinson, Baltimore. Teacher at Hebrew School, Baltimore. Address: 908 Granby, Baltimore, Md.

Friedlander, Joseph.

Rabbi of Congregation Emanuel, Beaumont, Texas. Born in 1855, at Edinburgh, Scotland. Son of Myer Friedlander. Educated at Newcastle on Tyne and Middlesborough and at Jews' College, London, Eng. Was Assistant Minister of St. Kilda Hebrew Congregation, Victoria, Australia; Minister of North West London Synagogue; for four years private secretary to the Chief Rabbi of the British Empire; and Secretary to the English Zionist Federation. Contributor to the Jewish press of England and America. Address: 970 Liberty, Beaumont, Texas.

Friedlander, M.

Rabbi of First Hebrew Congregation, Oakland, Cal. Address: 1109 Castro, Oakland, Cal.

Friedman, Aaron.

Rabbi at Minneapolis, Minn. Rabbi, 1893, Hebrew Union College.

Friedman, Samuel.

Rabbi of Congregation Ohev Sholom Harrisburg, Pa. Born January 21, 1865, at Shaky, Russia. Son of Solomon Friedman and Esther Berkmann. Educated at Dr. Kirschstein's Institute, Berlin; Teacher's Seminary, Hanover; and Jews' College, London, Eng. Rabbinical diplomas conferred by Rabbi Dr. Groneman, Hanover, and Kirchenrat Dr. Th. Kronen, Stuttgart. Was Rabbi of North West London Synagogue; and of Temple Israel, Amsterdam, N. Y. Address: 1515 Penn, Harrisburg, Pa.

Friedman, William S.

Rabbi (since 1890) of Congregation Emanuel, Denver, Colo. Born October 24, 1868, at Chicago, 1ll. Son of Nathan Friedman. B. H. L. and Rabbi, Hebrew Union College; B. L., University of Cincinnati. Married Juliet Freyhan, New Orleans, La., April 29, 1903. Address: Hotel Metropole, Denver, Colo.

Frommer, Jacob abn, the Levite.

Rabbi of Congregation Bikur Cholim Bnay Abraham, New Haven, Conn. Born Shebat 1, 5614, in Riga, Russia. Son of Eleazar abn Frommer. Educated at Riga, Plotsk, Viina, and Kovno, in Russia. Rabbinical diploma granted by Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Specter, Kovno; Rabbi Jacob Joseph, Sager; Rabbi Hirsch Rabinowitz, Mitau; Rabbi Moses Shapira, Riga; Rabbi Eliezer Gordon, Kelem; and Rabbi Yechiel Michael, Janishak; all in Russia. Was Rabbi at Krash- nudvin and Pernau, in Russia, and at Cleveland, Ohio. Address: 72 York, New Haven, Conn.


Gerechter, Emanuel.

Rabbi (since 1892) of Temple Zion, Ap- pleton, Wis. Born November 15, 1842, at Borek, Prussia. Son of Louis Gerechter. Educated by father, teacher at Lissa, Posen, Prussia; at Talmudical College and Gymnasium of Llssa, and at Breslau, Germany. Came to America in 1866. Held positions in New York City, 1866-1871; Detroit, Mich., 1871-1874; Grand Rapids, Mich., 1874-3880; Milwaukee, Wis., 1880-1892. Professor of German at Central High School and Ladies' Bacon Seminary, Grand Rapids, Mich., 1874-1880. Since 1894 Professor of Hebrew and German Literature (head of German Department), Lawrence University, Appleton, Wis. Address: Appleton, Wis.

Ginsburg, David.

Rabbi of Congregations Beth Israel and Beth Hakneses Hachodesh, Rochester, N. Y. Born March 3, 1869 at Widz, Russia. Son of Isaac Ginsburg. Educated in Russia, at Viina, Kovno, Eiseshok, and St. Petersburg. Rabbinical diplomas conferred by Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Spector, Kovno, and Rabbi Samuel Mohilever, Bielostok. Publication: " Giloion Maharil" (on the Mlshna). Address: 21 Harrison, Rochester, N. Y.

Gittelsohn, Benjamin.

Rabbi of Congregation Shaare Torah, Cleveland, Ohio. Born in 1853, in Russia. Son of Jehuda Gittelsohn. Educated at Kovno, Russia, and received a Rabbinical diploma from the Rabbi of Kovno and others. Held two positions in Russia. Publication: " Ha-Poteah Ve-ha-hotem (a collection of Halachic and Hagadic discourses in Hebrew). Address: 313 Orange, Cleveland, O. '


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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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