Hirsch, Samuel

   American Reform rabbi. He was born in Prussia. He served as a rabbi in Dessau and as chief rabbi of Luxembourg before emigrating to the US; there he became rabbi of the Reform congregation Keneseth Israel in Philadelphia. In his Die Religionsphilosophie der Juden he depicted Judaism as an evolving religious system.

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  • HIRSCH, SAMUEL — (1815–1889), rabbi, philosopher of Judaism, and pioneer of the Reform movement in Germany and the United States. Samuel Hirsch belonged to the first generation of modern European rabbis who, combining traditional Jewish learning with university… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Hirsch, Samuel — ▪ American religious philosopher and rabbi born June 8, 1815, Thalfang, near Trier, Prussia [Germany] died May 14, 1889, Chicago, Ill., U.S.       religious philosopher, rabbi, and a leading advocate of radical Reform Judaism. He was among the… …   Universalium

  • Samuel Hirsch — (* 8. Juni 1815 in Thalfang bei Trier; † 14. Mai 1889 in Chicago) war Rabbiner, Religionsphilosoph und Vertreter des Reformjudentums zunächst in Deutschland, dann in den USA. Er studierte …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Samuel Holdheim — (né en 1806, décédé en 1860) fut un des initiateurs importants du judaïsme réformé en Allemagne. Les excès de son réformisme attirèrent de nombreuses critiques, dont celles de Samson Raphael Hirsch. Sommaire 1 L école critique historique 2… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Samuel Hirsch Margulies — Dr., (1858, Berezhany, western Ukraine March 12, 1922) Jewish rabbi and scholar. He was born in Berezhany, western Ukraine (then mainly Polish speaking town with mixed Polish, Ukrainian and Jewish population in the kingdom of Galicia of Austro… …   Wikipedia

  • HIRSCH, EMIL GUSTAVE — (1851–1923), U.S. rabbi, scholar, and civic leader. Hirsch was born in Luxembourg and went to the United States in 1866 when his father, Samuel hirsch , the chief rabbi of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, served a Reform congregation in… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Samuel Holdheim — (1806 ndash; 22 August 1860) was a German rabbi and author, and one of the more extreme leaders of the early Reform Judaism movement. Although Holdheim was a pioneer in modern Jewish homiletics, he was often at odds with the Orthodoxy. [(History… …   Wikipedia

  • Hirsch (Familienname) — Hirsch ist ein deutscher Familienname. Herkunft und Bedeutung Das Wort Hirsch selbst stammt aus dem Indogermanischen und bedeutet gehörntes, geweihtragendes Tier. (Mittelhochdeutsch: hirz, althochdeutsch: hiruz). Damit ist der Rothirsch (Cervus… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Hirsch — (deer in German and Yiddish) may refer to:; Places * Hirsch, Buenos Aires, Argentina * Hirsch, Saskatchewan, Canada * Hirsch Observatory, an astronomical observatory in Troy, New York; People * August Hirsch * Corey Hirsch * David Philip Hirsch * …   Wikipedia

  • Samuel Ornitz — Samuel Badisch Ornitz (* 15. November 1890 in New York; † 10. März 1957 in Woodland Hills, Kalifornien) war ein US amerikanischer Schriftsteller und Drehbuchautor, der bekannt war für seine sozialkritischen und antifaschistischen Werke. Er… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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