Sulzberger, Mayer


Sulzberger, Mayer
(1843-1923)
   American jurist and communal leader. He was born in Heidelsheim, Germany, and emigrated to the US in 1849. He became a lawyer in Philadelphia and in 1895 was elected a judge of the Court of Common Pleas. He lectured on Hebrew jurisprudence and government at Dropsie College and the Jewish Theological Seminary. He served as president of the American Jewish Committee and the Young Men's Hebrew Assocation of Philadelphia. His writings include The Am-ha-Aretz - the Ancient Hebrew Parliament: A Chapter in the Constitutional History of Ancient Israel, The Policy of the Ancient Hebrews, The Ancient Hebrew Law of Homicide and The Status of Labour in Ancient Israel.

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