- (1797-1880)American poet, hymn-writer and teacher. She was born in Charleston, South Carolina, and became the superintendent of the Beth Elohim Congregation's Sunday school there. She was the author of the first American Jewish hymnal. Her hymns and poetry were published in Secular and Religious Works in 1911.
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MOÏSE, PENINA — (1797–1880), U.S. poet, hymnist, and teacher; daughter of … Encyclopedia of Judaism
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