Tiktin, Gedaliah

(c. 1810-86)
   German rabbi, son of Solomon Tiktin. He became Landrabbiner in Breslau in 1854. He joined his father in a feud with Abraham Geiger.

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  • TIKTIN — TIKTIN, rabbinical family originating in Tykocin (Tiktin), near Bialystok, Poland. ABRAHAM BEN GEDALIAH (1764–1820) became a rabbi in his birthplace Schwersenz (Swarzędz), in Lęczyca, and from 1803 in glogau (in Silesia). In 1816 he was appointed …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Tiktin, Solomon — (1791 1843)    German rabbi. He became a rabbi in Breslau. In 1838 he opposed the appointment of the Reformer Abraham Geiger as assistant rabbi, preacher and dayyan in Breslau. He and his son, Gedaliah Tiktin, engaged in a campaign against Geiger …   Dictionary of Jewish Biography

  • Abraham Tiktin — (mit vollem Namen Abraham ben Gedaliah Tiktin, * 24. Dezember 1764 in Schwersenz; † 27. Dezember 1820 in Breslau) war Talmudist und seit 1816 Oberlandesrabbiner in Breslau. 1811 war Tiktin in Glogau zum Rabbiner ber …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • AḤARONIM — (Heb. אַחֲרוֹנִים; lit. the later (authorities), a term used to designate the later rabbinic authorities, in contrast to the rishonim , the earlier authorities. Although scholars differ as to the exact chronological dividing line between the two …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • SIEMIATYCZE — SIEMIATYCZE, town in Bialystok province, E. Poland. Up to the 19th century Siemiatycze was the private property of Polish nobles; from 1807 until 1915 it was ruled by Russia. Jews are first mentioned as customs and tax farmers in Siemiatycze in a …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • GEIGER, ABRAHAM — (1810–1874), pioneer of the wissenschaft des judentums and founder of reform judaism . Geiger was born in Frankfurt am Main to an Orthodox family and received a traditional religious education. Already in his childhood, he began studying… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • BRESLAU — (Polish Wroclaw), city in Silesia, Poland (in Germany until 1945). The ownership by Jews of villages in the vicinity of Breslau (Klein Tinz and Falkendorf) is recorded (1180–1208). The earliest evidence of Jews in Breslau is a tombstone of 1203.… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • JOSHUA HOESCHEL BEN JOSEPH OF CRACOW — (1578–1648), Polish rabbi. Joshua Hoeschel was born in Vilna. In his youth he studied under Samuel b. Feibush in Przemysl and then in the yeshivot of meir b. gedaliah of lublin and joshua falk of Lemberg. From 1634 to 1639 he served as rabbi in… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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