Jaffe, Joseph

(1865-1938)
   American Yiddish poet. Born in Lithuania, he settled in New York in 1892. His poetry deals primarily with the theme of love.

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  • JAFFE, SAMUEL BEN ISAAC ASHKENAZI — (d. late 16th century), commentator on the Midrash. Jaffe was rabbi of the Ashkenazi community of Constantinople. He studied under Joseph Leib. When Samuel reached an advanced age, his son Joseph was appointed to succeed him. Jaffe s fame rests… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • JAFFE, SIR OTTO — (1846–1929), Irish industrialist and communal leader. Born in Hamburg, Germany, Otto Jaffe was a descendant of mordecai b. abraham jaffe . He was taken as a child to Belfast, where his father, Daniel Joseph Jaffe (1809–1871), founder of the… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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  • JAFFE — JAFFE, family of Hebrew printers in lublin in the 16th and 17th centuries. In 1557 KALONYMUS BEN MORDECAI JAFFE (d. c. 1603) was associated with eliezer b. isaac and other printers in the production of a Pentateuch with haftarot and the Five… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • JAFFE, MEIR OF ULM — (15th century), German scribe and bookbinder. Little is known about his life except that his father was probably Israel b. Meir of Heidelberg, the scribe of the Darmstadt haggadah . Meir Jaffe wrote the Cincinnati Haggadah toward the end of the… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Joseph Calleia — dans Nick, gentleman détective (1936) Données clés …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Joseph Rochefort — Joseph John Rochefort (* 1898[1]; † 20. Juli 1976 in Torrance, Kalifornien) war ein amerikanischer Marine Kryptograph im Zweiten Weltkrieg. Rochefort trat 1918 der US …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • JOSEPH BEN ISSACHAR BAER OF PRAGUE — (end of 16th century), rabbi and author. Joseph was a pupil of Mordecai Jaffe and of Judah Loew b. Bezalel (the Maharal of Prague). He was the author of Yosef Da at (Prague, 1609), a supercommentary on Rashi s commentary to the Pentateuch, in… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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