Schorr, Moses

   Polish rabbi and scholar. He was born in Przemysl, Galicia. He was appointed a lecturer in Jewish religious studies at the Jewish Teachers Seminary in Lemberg in 1899. He eventually became professor of Semitic languages and ancient history at Lemberg University, and later taught at Warsaw University. In 1928 he was one of the founders of the Institute for Jewish Studies, which served as the rabbinical seminary of Poland; he taught there and became the institute's rector. In 1935-8 he was a member of the Polish Sejm. He wrote studies of Polish Jewish history, Semitic history and philology, and the history of Babylonian and Assyrian culture.

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  • SCHORR, MOSES — (Mojżesz; 1874–1941), Polish rabbi and scholar. Schorr, born in Przemysl, Galicia, studied at the Juedisch theologische Lehranstalt and the University of Vienna. In 1899 he became lecturer in Jewish religious subjects at the Jewish Teachers… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Moses Schorr — Moses Schorr, ca. 1921 Born May 10, 1874(1874 05 10) Przemyśl, Galicia Died July 8, 1942( …   Wikipedia

  • Moses Schorr — um 1920 Moses Schorr (* 10. Mai 1874 in Przemyśl; † 8. Juli 1941 in Posty in Usbekistan) war ein polnischer Historiker, Orientalist, Rabbiner und Politiker jüdischer Herkunft. Schorr befasste sich als erster Historiker systematisch mit der… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Schorr — ( he. שור) is a surname and may refer to: * Bill Schorr * Daniel Schorr (b.1916), journalist * Friedrich Schorr (1888 1953), Hungarian Austrian chazzan, singer * Gedalia Schorr (1910 1979), rabbi and philosopher * Israel Schorr (1886 1935) Poland …   Wikipedia

  • SCHORR, JOSHUA HESCHEL — (commonly known as Osias Schorr; 1818–1895), scholar, editor, and second generation Galician Haskalah leader. Born in Brody, Galicia, to a prominent and affluent family, Schorr became a successful merchant, but devoted much of his time to Jewish… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Schorr — ist der Name von Friedrich Schorr (1888–1953), ungarischer Bass Bariton jüdischer Abstammung Josua Höschel Schorr (auch: Josua Heschel Schorr; 1814–1895), österreichischer Publizist und jüdischer Gelehrter Karl Schorr (* 1924), deutscher… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • SCHORR, ABRAHAM ḤAYYIM BEN NAPHTALI ẒEVI HIRSCH — (d. 1632), Galician rabbi. It has been assumed that Schorr was of German origin since his father signed himself Hirsch of Alsace, and moses isserles in a responsum (no. 95) wrote to him urging him to remain as a rabbi in Germany. Schorr himself,… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Moses Schorr Centre — The Moses Schorr Centre or the Moses Schorr Adult Education Centre founded in Warsaw, Poland (Polish: Centrum im. prof. Mojżesza Schorra),[1] is a project of Ronald S. Lauder Foundation.[2] It was named after Professor Moses Schorr (1873… …   Wikipedia

  • Schorr —  Cette page d’homonymie répertorie des personnes (réelles ou fictives) partageant un même patronyme. Schorr est un nom de famille porté par plusieurs personnalités : Anshel Schorr (1871 1942), compositeur, acteur, parolier et directeur… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • MAIMONIDES, MOSES — (Moses ben Maimon; known in rabbinical literature as Rambam ; from the acronym Rabbi Moses Ben Maimon; 1135–1204), rabbinic authority, codifier, philosopher, and royal physician. BIOGRAPHY The most illustrious figure in Judaism in the post… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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