Kaminka, Armand Aharon

   Austrian scholar. He was born in Berdichev in the Ukraine. He served as rabbi at Frankfurt an der Oder, and then as preacher at the Reform temple in Prague. After a period as rabbi to the Jewish community in Esseg, Slavonia, he moved to Vienna, where he became secretary of the Israelitische Allianz. In 1924 he founded Maimonides College, and from 1924 lectured on the Talmud and Jewish philosophy at the University of Vienna. After the annexation of Austria by Hitler in 1938, Kaminka settled in Palestine. His works include biblical and rabbinic studies, translations of Greek and Latin classics into Hebrew, and poetry.

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