Rodkinson (Frumkin), Michael

(1845-1904)
   American Hebrew writer and editor. He was born in Dubrovno, Belorussia, and initially wrote tales of the Hasidim. He later moved to Konigsberg, where he published Hebrew periodicals from 1876 to 1880. In 1889 he settled in the US and devoted himself to translating the Talmud into English.

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  • Michael Levi Rodkinson — (1845–1904) was an American Jewish publisher, known for being the first to translate the Babylonian Talmud to English. Born with the surname Frumkin , Michael Levi was the son of Alexander Sender Frumkin and half brother of Israel Dov Bär Frumkin …   Wikipedia

  • Michael Levi Rodkinson — est un éditeur juif américain du XIXe siècle (1845 1904), passé à la postérité pour avoir été le premier à traduire en anglais le Talmud babylonien. Sommaire 1 Éléments biographiques 2 Œuvres 3 Références …   Wikipédia en Français

  • RODKINSON, MICHAEL LEVI — (Frumkin; 1845–1904), Hebrew writer and editor. Born in Dubrovno, Belorussia, his first books were tales of the Ḥasidim. After a short stay in St. Petersburg he moved to Koenigsberg, Germany, where he began publishing various Hebrew periodicals… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Israel Dov Frumkin — ( he. ישראל דב פרומקין; born in Dubrovna, Russia, October 29, 1850 ndash;1914, Jerusalem), pioneer of Hebrew journalism, author, and builder of Jerusalem. FamilyHis step grandfather was Aaron ha Levi ben Moses of Staroselye. His father, Alexander …   Wikipedia

  • ISRAEL BEN ELIEZER BA'AL SHEM TOV — (known by the initials of Ba al Shem Tov as Besht; c. 1700–1760), charismatic founder and first leader of Ḥasidism in Eastern Europe. (See Chart: Ba al Shem Tov Family). Through oral traditions handed down by his pupils (jacob joseph of Polonnoye …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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