- (1823-97)American rabbi. He was born in Livorno. At the age of 22 he became assistant hazzan to the Spanish and Portuguese congregation in London. In 1851 he became hazzan to the Mikveh Israel Congregation in Philadelphia. A leading opponent of Reform, he was an Abolitionist during the Civil War. In 1856 he helped to establish the Jewish Theological Seminary and he then served as president of its faculty.
Dictionary of Jewish Biography. Dan Cohn-Sherbok.
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