Hildesheimer, Azriel

(1820-99)
   German rabbi, scholar and leader of Orthodox Jewry. Born in Halberstadt, he served as secretary to the community there. In 1851 he became rabbi of the Austro-Hungarian community of Eisenstadt, where he set up a yeshivah. In 1869 he became a rabbi in Berlin and he later established a rabbinical seminary there. Together with Samson Raphael Hirsch, he was a leader of the Orthodox Jewish community of Germany. He assisted the victims of Russian pogroms from 1882, and was a supporter of the Jews in Palestine. His publications include an edition of the Halakhot Gedolot.

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  • HILDESHEIMER, AZRIEL — (Esriel; Israel; 1820–1899), German rabbi, scholar, educator, and leader of Orthodox Jewry. Hildesheimer, who was born in Halberstadt into a family of scholars, received his early education in the local Jewish school, the first in Germany to… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Azriel Hildesheimer — Photographie de Azriel Hildesheimer Azriel Hildesheimer (1820 1899) est né à Halberstadt, le fils d un maître réputé Loeb G. (Yehudah) Hildesheimer, natif de Hildesheim, une petite ville près de Hanovre. Après avoir été admis dès dix sept ans à… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Azriel — Azriel, Esriel oder Ezriel ist der Vorname folgender Personen: Ezriel Carlebach (Azriel Carlebach, eigentlich Esriel Gotthelf Carlebach; 1909–1956), israelischer Journalist deutscher Herkunft Esriel Hildesheimer (auch: Azriel Hildesheimer oder… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Hildesheimer — refers to: * Azriel Hildesheimer (1820–1899), German rabbi * Hildesheimer Rabbinical Seminary, a modern Orthodox school founded by A. Hildesheimer * Wolfgang Hildesheimer See also * Hildesheim …   Wikipedia

  • HILDESHEIMER, MEIR — (1864–1934), German rabbi, son of Azriel (Israel) Hildesheimer . From 1899 he was preacher at the adass jisroel Synagogue in Berlin, then became executive director of the rabbinical seminary founded in Berlin by his father. He was representative… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Azriel Hildesheimer — Israel Azriel Hildesheimer (May 20, 1820 ndash; July 12, 1899) was a German rabbi and leader of Orthodox Judaism. He is regarded as a pioneering modernizer of Orthodox Judaism in Germany and as a founder of Modern Orthodox… …   Wikipedia

  • Hildesheimer Rabbinical Seminary — The Hildesheimer Rabbinical Seminary ( Rabbiner Seminar für das Orthodoxe Judenthum ) was founded in Berlin on 22 October 1873 by Rabbi Dr. Azriel Hildesheimer for the training of rabbis in the tradition of Orthodox Judaism.HistoryIn accepting… …   Wikipedia

  • Azriel — The name Azrael is the traditional angel of death in many religions.Azriel and Azrael may also refer to: *Azriel (Jewish mystic) (c. 1160 c. 1238), also known as Azriel of Gerona *Azriel Hildesheimer (1820 1899), German rabbi *Azriel Rabinowitz… …   Wikipedia

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  • Esriel Hildesheimer — (auch: Azriel oder Israel Hildesheimer; * 20. Mai 1820 in Halberstadt, Sachsen Anhalt; † 12. Juli 1899 in Berlin) war ein deutscher Rabbiner und gilt neben S. R. Hirsch, von dem er sich aber trotz des gemein …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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