Kohut, Alexander

(1842-94)
   American rabbi and scholar, of Hungarian origin. He served as a rabbi in Stuhlweissenburg, and later became chief rabbi of Fünfkirchen. In 1885 he left for the US, where he served as rabbi of Congregation Ahavath Chesed in New York. He helped to establish the Jewish Theological Seminary, where he taught midrash and talmudic methodology. His Arukh ha-Shalem is a lexicon of talmudic terms based on the talmudic dictionary of Nathan ben Jehiel.

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  • Kohut, Alexander — ▪ American rabbi and scholar born April 22, 1842, Felegyhaza, Hung. died May 25, 1894, New York, N.Y., U.S.       Hungarian born American rabbi and scholar who wrote a monumental Talmudic lexicon and helped found the Jewish Theological Seminary… …   Universalium

  • Alexander Kohut — (ungarisch: Sándor Kohut; * 22. April 1842 in Kiskunfélegyháza, Ungarn; † 25. Mai 1894 in New York) war Rabbiner, Kanzelredner, bedeutender jüdischer Gelehrter, Mitgründer und Dozent am Jewish Theological Seminary und verfasste vor allem das… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Alexander Kohut — Alexander (Yedhuda Chanoch) Kohut (April 22, 1842, Kiskunfélegyháza, Hungary – May 25, 1894, New York City) was a rabbi and orientalist. He belonged to a family of rabbis, the most noted among them being Rabbi Israel Palota, his great grandfather …   Wikipedia

  • Alexander Kohut — est un rabbin progressiste et orientaliste du XIXe siècle (Kiskunfélegyháza, Hongrie, 22 avril 1842 New York 25 mai 1894). Sommaire …   Wikipédia en Français

  • KOHUT — KOHUT, Hungarian American family. ALEXANDER KOHUT (1842–1894) was a rabbi and scholar. He was born in Felegyhaza (Kiskunfelegyhaza, Hungary). He earned his doctorate in Oriental languages at the University of Leipzig in 1865, and was ordained at… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Kohut — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Adolph Kohut (1848–1917), ungarischer Publizist und Journalist Alexander Kohut (1842–1894), ungarischer jüdischer Gelehrter und Oberrabbiner Heinz Kohut (1913–1981), österreichisch US amerikanischer… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Kohut — is a surname, and may refer to:*Alexander Kohut, rabbinic scholar *Heinz Kohut, psychoanalyst *Jozef Kohut, ice hockey playersurname …   Wikipedia

  • Kohut — Kohut, 1) Alexander, jüd. Theolog und Orientalist, geb. 22. April 1842 in Félegyháza (Ungarn), gest. 25. Mai 1894 in New York, studierte auf dem Rabbinerseminar und der Universität in Breslau, promovierte auf Grund der Dissertation »Über die… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Alexander (Sohn des Aristobulos) — Alexander (* um 80 v. Chr.[1]in Jerusalem; † 49 v. Chr. in Antiochia) war ein Sohn des jüdischen Königs und Hohepriesters Aristobulos II. aus dem Haus der Hasmonäer und ein Neffe von dessen Bruder und Konkurrenten Johannes Hyrkanos II. Er wurde… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Kohut, Rebekah — (1864 1951)    American educator and community leader, wife of Alexander Kohut. She was born in Kaschau. From 1897 to 1901 she was president of the New York Council of Jewish Women, and in 1914 was appointed head of the employment bureau of the… …   Dictionary of Jewish Biography

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