Biographical Sketches of Rabbis and Cantors in the U.S. 1903  Rogoff-Rypins


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Rogoff, Moses R.

Cantor of Congregation Shaarey Zedek, Detroit, Mich. Born March 25, 1852, in Russia, Son of Elias Rogoff.
Talmudic education received at Miro, Russia; musical education at Odessa, Russia, and Konigsberg, Germany. Cantor's diploma granted by Imperial Music Director H. Weintraub. Held positions in Riga, Russia; New York City; Cleveland, Ohio; and Pittsburg, Pa. Address: 330 Hastings, Detroit, Mich.

Rosenau, Nathan.

Rabbi of Congregation Har Sinai, Trenton, N. J. Born at Wollstein, Germany. Son of William Rosenau. Educated at Gross Glogau and Breslau. Rabbinical diplomas conferred by Dr. Joel and Rabbi Mendelson, Krotoschin; Rabbi Ettinger, Pleschen; Dr. Kline, Gross Glcgau; and Dr. Solomon Cohen, Mecklenburg-Schwerin. Address: 19 Carroll, Trenton, N. J.

Rosenau, William.

Rabbi (since 1892) of Congregation Oheb Shalom, Baltimore, Md. Born May 30, 1865, at Wollstein, Germany. Son of Rabbi Nathan Rosenau and Johanna Braun. Educated at public schools and Gymnasium, Hirschberg, Germany; public schools, Philadelphia, Pa.; high school, Cincinnati, Ohio; University of Cincinnati (B. A., 1888); Hebrew Union College (Rabbi, 1889); Post-graduate course in Semitics, Johns Hopkins University (Ph.D., 1900). Rabbi of Temple Israel, Omaha, Neb., 1889-1892. Instructor in Rabbinica, Johns Hopkins University, 1898-1903. Associate in Rabbinica, since 1903. Member Baltimore Board of Education since 1899. Publications: " Semitic Studies in American Colleges; " " Hebraisms in the Authorized Version of the Bible; " " Jewish Ceremonial Institutions and Customs." Address: 825 Newington Av., Baltimore, Md.

Rosenbaum, Jacob.

Rabbi of Congregation Agudath Achim, Woodbine, N. J. Born January 13, 1864, in Russia, and educated there. Son of Abraham Rosen baum. Rabbinical diploma conferred by L. Maskalashan. Held positions in Konigsberg, Prussia, and Brooklyn, N. Y. Address: Woodbine, N. J.

Rosenberg, Armin.

Minister of Congregation Beth Israel, Brooklyn, N. Y. Born March 8, 1S66, in Hungary. Sob of Joseph Rosenberg. Educated at Budapest. Address: 306 Union, Brooklyn. (Elected Cantor of Congregation Beth Israel, Philadelphia, Pa.)

Rosenberg, Israel.

Rabbi of Congregation Shomre Adath, Poughkeepsie, N. Y. Born in 1874, at Lomzha, Poland. Son of Gershon Rosenberg. Educated at Kovno, Slobodko, and Navaro- dok, in Russia. Rabbinical diplomas conferred by Rabbi Epstein, Navarodok; Rabbi Sternfeld, Brisk; Rabbi Isaac Shloma Yeel, Kovno; and others. Address: Poughkeepsie, N. Y.

Rosenberg, Solomon.

Rabbi and Cantor of Temple Beth-El, Jersey City, N. J. Born July 21, 1857, at Bielev Zerkov, Russia. Son of Samuel Rosenberg. Studied at Talmudical College of Pressburg, Hungary (Rabbinical diploma), and in Berlin and London. Held positions at Marshall, Tyler, and Gainesville, Texas; Jacksonville and Pensacola, Fla.; and Paterson, N. J. Address: 561 Summit Av., Jersey City, N. J.

Rosenblum, Joseph Nathan.

Rabbi of Congregation B'nai Israel. Born in Russia. Son of Chatzkel Rosenblum. Address: 114 Milton Av., Chicago, 1ll.

Rosenfield, Zachariah J.

Rabbi of Congregations Tefairath Israel and Shaireth Sphard, St. Louis, Mo. Born and educated in Russia, and held positions there, and in New York City, and Baltimore, Md. Publication: " Tikvath Zachariah." Address: 1007 North Tenth, St. Louis, Mo.

Rosenthal, Adolf.

Rabbi of Congregation Shearith B'nai Israel, New York City. Born February 21, 1860, at Wongrowitz, Germany. Son of Louis Rosenthal and Rosa Abraham. Educated at Gymnasium in Wongrowitz, and the University and Jewish Theological Seminary (Rabbinical diploma) in Beriin.Held positions at Emden, Germany; in the Hebrew Orphan Asylum, Brooklyn, N. Y., and at Braddock, Pa. Publications: " Die vier Charaktere; " " Das judische Weib als Erzieherin." Address: 1644 Park Av., New York City.

Rosenthal, Frank L.

Rabbi of Congregation B'nai Israel, Baton Rouge, La., and Temple Sinai, St. Francisville, La. Born May 7, 1865, in New York City. Son of Rubin Rosenthal, who conducted his Hebrew education. Secular education at public schools of New York City; and the College of the City of New York. Was Rabbi, for five years, of the Congregation House of Israel, Hot Springs, Ark. Address: Baton Rouge, La.

Rosenthal, Isidore.

Rabbi of Congregation Shaarai Shomayim, Lancaster, Pa. Born May 10, 1872, at Greenport, L. I. Son of Bernhard Rosenthal. Educated at public schools of New York City; high school, Cincinnati, Ohio; University of Cincinnati (B. A.); by Emanu-El Theological Seminary Association; and at Hebrew Union College (Rabbi). Also studied law in Lancaster. Married Florence Rosenstein, Lancaster, February 28, 1900. Address: 138 East Clay, Lancaster, Pa.

Rosentreter, Adolf.

Rabbi (since 1884) of Congregation Bnei Amoona, St. Louis, Mo. Born December 27, 1858, at Gollantsch, Germany. Son of Meyer Rosentreter. Educated at Beriin. Rabbinical diploma granted by Dr. I. Hildesheimer. Held positions at Roebel, for three years; Meseritz, for two years; and Kettwig, for one year. Address: 1012 Atchinson P1., St. Louis, Mo.

Rosenzweig, Emanuel.

Cantor and Rabbi of Congregation Adath Israel of the Bronx, New York City. Born December, 1844, in Russia. Son of Abraham Rosenzweig. Educated in Talmud ical College of Berdichev, which conferred the title Rabbi. Held positions in Bielostok, Russia; in Posen, Prussia; in Boston, Mass., for four years; in the Henry Street Synagogue, New York City, for fourteen years; and in Washington, D. C., for four years. Address: 1240 Fulton Av., Bronx.

Roubin, Solomon.

Rabbi of Congregation Agudath Achim, Woodbine, N. J. Born August 24, 1854, at Suvalki, Poland. Son of Moses Breschinski and Mary Sinai. Educated at Talmudical Colleges of Suvalki, Poland, and, Grosswardein and Pressburg, Hungary. Rabbinical diploma conferred by Rabbi A. S. B. Sofer, Pressburg. Was Rabbi at Mezieres, French Lorraine, for eight years; Wittersheim, Alsace, for three years; Assistant to Grand Rabbin Aristide Astruc at Bayonne, France, 1887-1892; Rabbi at Tyler, Texas, 1894; Butte, Mont., 1897; and San Antonio, Texas, 1900-1901. Librarian of Sutro Library, San Francisco, Cal., 1895. At present principal of Hebrew School, and instructor in religion at Baron de Hirsch Agricultural School, Woodbine. Sent, in 1887, by the Consistoire Central of France, to establish a synagogue in Madrid (unsuccessful for lack of funds). Came to America in 1893. Publication: "A Scroll of the Law by Maimonides." Address: Woodbine, N. J.

Rubenstein, Charles A.

Rabbi (since 1898) of Har Sinai Congregation, Baltimore, Md. Born in Riga, 1870. Son of Isaac Rubenstein and Frieda Bliden. Educated at public schools of Cincinnati, Ohio; University of Cincinnati (B. L.); Columbia University (M. A.); and Hebrew Union College (Rabbi). Rabbi at Little Rock, Ark., 1892-1897. Address: Har Sinai Temple, Baltimore, Md.

Rubin, Barnet.

Minister of Congregation Brith Shalom, Charleston, S. C. Born January, 1834, at Radoskowitz, Government Viina, Russia. Son of Moses Rubin. Educated at Minsk. Officiated as Cantor in congregations in New York City, before 1872. Address: 12 Warren, Charleston, S. C.

Rubinson, Jacob.

Rabbi of Congregation Kneseth Israel, Reading, Pa. Born August 20, 1862, in Russia, and educated there. Son of Charles Rubinson. Rabbinical diploma conferred by Rabbi B. L. Levinthal, Philadelphia, Pa. Address: 240 Cedar, Reading, Pa.

Rubinstein, Isaac Aaron.

Cantor (since 1895) of Khal Ko- desh Bnei-Jisroile, Athens, Ga. Born January 15, 1866, at Shavian, Russia. Son of Israel Judah Rubinstein. Educated in Talmudical Colleges of Suvalki and Kovno, Russia; secular education in London, Eng. Held positions in Cardiff, Wales; Sheffield, England; and Kimberley, South Africa. Chaplain of Mount Vernon Lodge, A. F. and A. M. Honorary member of the Athenaeum. Address: Athens, Ga.

Rypins, Isaac I.

Rabbi (since 1899) of Mount Zion Hebrew Congregation, St. Paul, Minn. Born June 24, 1862, in Poland. Son of Israel Rypins. Educated in Poland, Berlin, New York City; high school of Cincinnati, Ohio; University of Cincinnati (B. L.); and Hebrew Union College (Rabbi). Was Rabbi at Evansville, Ind., 1889-1899. Address: 763 Holly Av., St. Paul, Minn. .


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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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