Biographical Sketches of Rabbis and Cantors in the U.S. 1903  Philipson-Rhine

 
 
 

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Philipson. David.

Rabbi (since 1888) of Congreration Bene Israel, Cincinnati, Ohio. Born August 9, 1862, at Wabash, Ind. Son
of Joseph Philipson. Educated at high school. Cincinnati, Ohio; University of Cincinnati (B. A.l: Johns Hopkins University; and Hebrew Union College (Rabbi, 1883, and D. D.). Professor of Homiletics, Hebrew Union College; President Hebrew Sabbath School Union. Member Board of Governors Hebrew Union College, Publication Committee Jewish Publication Society of America, and Council American Jewish Historical Rocietv. Rabbi of Har Sinai Congregation, Baltimore, Md.. 1884-1888. Publications:
"The Jew in English Fiction; " "Old European Jewries; " " The Oldest Jewish Congregation in the West: " "A Holiday Sheaf; "
"Selected Writings of Isaac M. Wise" (edited in conjunction with L. Grossmann); " Reminiscences by Isaac M. Wise "
(translation); " Tendencies of Thought in Modern Judaism " (New World): " The Progress of the Jewish Reform Movement in the
United States " (Jewish Quarterly Review): " The Beginnings of. the Reform Movement in Judaism " (Jewish Quarterly Review).

Philo, Isador E.

Rabbi (since 1896) of the Akron (Ohio) Hebrew Congregation. Born July 24, 1873, at Cardiff, Wales. Son of Rabbi Solomon S. Philo. B. A.. College of the City of New York: Ph. D., Universitv of Illinois. Rabbinical diploma conferred by Rev. Dr. Falk Vidaver, San Francisco, Cal, Represents the sixth generation of Rabbis. Address: 133 East Market, Akron, Ohio.

Philo, Solomon S.

Rabbi of Congregation Ahavath Sholom, Fort Worth, Texas. Born December 29, 1850, at Breslau, Germany. Son of Rabbi Moses Philo. Educated at Breslau, and Warsaw, Poland. Rabbinical diploma conferred by the Rabbi of Warsaw. Held positions at Breslau; Ostrowo, Prussia; in Hungary; at Newark, N. J.; Atlantic City, N. J.; and Gainesville, Texas. Address: Fort Worth, Texas.

Rabinovitz, Joseph.

Rabbi of Congregation Adas Jeshuren, Sioux City, Iowa. Born September 15, 1868, at Kovno, Russia, and educated there. Son of Solomon Rabinovitz. Rabbinical diploma received from Rabbi Mendelzive, Tauroggen, Russia. Was Rabbi of Congregation Bnei Jacob, Rock Island, 1ll. Address: 617 Bluff, Sioux City, Iowa.

Radin, Adolph M.

Rabbi of the People's Synagogue at the Educational Alliance, New York City. Born August 5, 1848, at Neustadt Schirwindt, Poland. Son of Marcus Radin and Hinde Ritow. Educated at Talmudical Colleges of Volosin and Eise- shok, and at Universities of Berlin, Königsberg, and Greifswald (Ph.D.). Rabbinical diploma conferred by Rabbi Bezalel Ash and Rabbi Ab. Samuel Rossein, Eiseshok. Was Rabbi at Mewe and Kempen, Prussia; Kalisz and Lodz. Poland; Elmira, N. Y., and New York City (Congregation Gates of Hope). Chaplain of Society for the Aid of Jewish Prisoners. Editor, for three years, of Der Judische Grenzbote, Kcinigsberg, Prussia. Contributor to Hebrew (Hamagid, Hamelitz, Hakarmel, Ibri Ano- chi, Hatsofeh), German (Allgemeine Zeitung des Judenthums, and Die Neuzeit), Polish (Israelita), and American Jewish papers. Publications: " Offener Brief eines poinischen Juden an Treitschke:" "Report of Visiting Chaplain" (English and Hebrew). Address: 844 Teasdale Place, or Hebrew Charities Building, New York City.

Radnitz, Samuel.

Cantor of Congregation Beth Elohim, Brooklyn, N. Y. Born August 10, 1863, at Mohilev, Russia. Son of Selman Radnitz. Educated at Elizavetgrad, Russia. Officiated as Cantor in various Russian cities. For three years solo singer at the Metropolitan Opera House, under Anton Seidl. Address: 31 St. Marks P1., Brooklyn, N. Y.

Rafalovitz, Simon.

Rabbi of Congregation Agudas Achim, Allentown, Pa. Born March 8, 1870, in Russia. Son of Abraham Rafalovitz. Educated at Kovno and Eiseshok, Russia.Rabbinical diplomas conferred by Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Spector and Rabbi Majofis, Kovno, and Rabbi Salkind, New York. Was Rabbi in Leipon, Government Viina, Russia. Address: 623 North 2nd, Allentown, Pa.

Raisin, Jacob S.

Rabbi of Congregation Gemiluth Chesed, Port Gibson, Miss. Born November 15, 1876, at Nesvizh, Government Minsk, Russia. Son of Aaron S. Raisin. Educated privately and in Talmudical College of Miro; public schools of New York City; College of the City of New York; University of Cincinnati (B. A.); and Hebrew Union College (Rabbi). Publications: " Life and Work of George Eliot" (Hebrew); " Beginning of the Renaissance among Russian Jews; " "A Glimpse into Jewish Science; " " The Maskilim in America." Address: P. O. Box 77, Port Gibson, Miss.

Raisin, Max.

Rabbi (since 1901) of K. K. Rene Abraham, Portsmouth, Ohio. Born July 15, 1879, at Nesvizh, Government Minsk, Russia. Son of Aaron S. Raisin. Educated in elementary schools in Russia; public schools, New York City; University of Cincinnati (B. A.); and Hebrew Union College (Rabbi). Publications: "A History of the Jews in America" (Hebrew); Contributor to Hebrew periodicals in Russia and Germany. Address: 72 East 7th, Portsmouth, Ohio.

Rapoport, Samuel.

Rabbi of Congregation Beth Israel, Springfield, Mass. Born at Keidany, Government Kovno, Russia. Son of Nison Rapoport. Educated at Kovdo, Russia. Rabbinical diploma received from Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Spector, Kovno. Was Rabbi at Eivagoly, Russia. Address: 34 Grays Av., Springfield, Mass.

Rappaport, Julius.

Rabbi (since 1891) of Congregation Beth- El, Chicago, 1ll. Born January 10, 1863, at Debreczin, Hungary. Son of Isaac Rappaport. Educated at Talmudical Colleges of Pressburg and Losoncz, Hungary. Rabbinical diplomas granted by Rabbi A. S. B. Sofer, Pressburg, and Rabbi Maier Peris, Nagy Karoly. Address: 87 Potomac Av., Chicago, 1ll.

Rappaport, Solomon.

Cantor of Congregation Shaaray Tefilla, New York City. Born January 20, 1862, at Lemberg, Austria. Son of Rabbi Chaim ha-Kohen Rappaport, his teacher of Bible, Talmud, Midrash, and Hazanut. Musical studies pursued at Prague; Peabody Institute, Baltimore, Md.; and the National Conservatory of America, New York City. For nine years Cantor and Preacher in Oheb Sholom Congregation, Newark, N. J. Studied for two years at New York Law School. Publications: Articles in the American Hebrew. Address: 256 West 98th, New York City.

Rapport, N.

Rabbi of Congregation Kneseth Israel, Reading, Pa. Born March 5, 1849, in Government Vitebsk. Son of Levy Rapport. Educated at Vitebsk. Address: 544 South 7th, Reading, Pa.

Reich, Siegmund Moses.

 Rabbi of Temple Beth Zion, Bradford, Pa. Born February 7, 1873, in Bohemia. Son of Isaac Reich. Educated at College of the City of New York (B. A., 1895); Columbia University (M. A., 1900); and Jewish Theological Seminary of America. Rabbinical diploma conferred by Rabbi Siegmund Richter, Neuhausl, Hungary. Instructor in Bible and Hebrew Grammar in Jewish Theological Seminary of America, 1897-1899. Teacher in New York public schools, 1895-1897. Publication: "Edition of a Yemen Text Book for the Instruction of the Jewish Child." Address: 86 Pleasant, Bradford, Pa.

Reichert, Isidor.

Rabbi (since 1896) of Temple Beth-El, Brooklyn, N. Y. Born December 29, T869, at Konin, Poland. Son of Isaac Reichert. Educated at Gymnasium in Kalisz, Poland, and at University of Beriin. Rabbinical diploma conferred by Rabbi Hirsch Auerbach, Lissa. Was Rabbi of Congregation Biiai Sholaum, Brooklyn, for two years. Address: 177 Caliger, Brooklyn, N. Y.

Reichlur, Moses.

Rabbi of Congregation House of Jacob, Utica, N. Y. Born Nisan 24, 5617, in Austria. Son of Baruch Reichler. Educated at Rawa-ruska and Drohobycz, Austria. Rabbinical diploma conferred by Rabbi Horshowsky, Drohobycz, and Rabbi Jacob Joseph, New York City. Was Rabbi of Congregation Yshrei Leb, Drohobycz; Anshei Polen and Anshei Breinsk, New York City. Address: 76 Liberty, Utica, N. Y.

Reiter, Naftali.

Rabbi of First Galician Congregation Duck ler Mugan Abraham, New York City. Born January 1, 1848, in Hungary. Son of Moses Reiter and C. Pearl. Educated in Hungary. Rabbinical diplomas conferred by Rabbi D. Deutsch, Rabbi D. Schick, and Rabbi L. Yohns. Was Assistant Rabbi to the late Chief Rabbi Jacob Joseph. Address: 65 Pitt, New York City.

Reynolds, Louis G.

Rabbi of Congregation Bnai-Israel, Salt Lake City, Utah. Born March 17, 1870, in Poland. Son of Abram Jacob Reynolds. Educated at the Talmudical College of Kovno; and completed a course at the Universities of Zurich and Paris. Rabbinical diploma conferred by Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Spector, Kovno. Was Rabbi of Congregation Oheb Sholom, Newark, N. J., and Beth-Zion, Bradford, Pa. Address: 905 East 5th South, Salt Lake City, Utah.

Rezits, Heyman.

Cantor (since 1887) of Congregation Adas Kadosh, Wilmington, Del. Born May 5, 1862, in Russia. Son of Abraham Rezits. Educated at Kovno, Russia. Rabbinical diploma granted by Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Spector, Kovno. Founded the Congregation Adas Kadosh. Address: 211 Orange Wilmington, Del.

Rhine, Abraham Benedict.

Rabbi of Congregation House of Israel, Hot Springs, Ark. Born September 17, 1876, at Shavii, Government Kovno, Russia. Son of Meyer Rhine. Educated in public schools of New York City; by Emanu-El Theological Seminary Association, New York City; at high school, Cincinnati, Ohio; University of Cincinnati (B. A.); and Hebrew Union College (B. H. L., and Rabbi, 1902). Was editor of H. U. C. Journal. Address: 14 Parker, Hot Springs, Ark.

 

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Article Name: Biographical Sketches of Rabbis and Cantors  in the U.S. 1903  Philipson-Rhine
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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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