Dubno, Solomon

   Dutch Bible scholar and Hebrew poet of Ukrainian origin. He lived in Amsterdam and Berlin, where he served as a tutor for Moses Mendelssohn's son. He helped with Mendelssohn's German translation of the Bible and commentary. He eventually returned to Amsterdam, where he published a commentary on the Torah as well as Hebrew poetry.

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  • DUBNO, SOLOMON BEN JOEL — (1738–1813), Bible scholar and Hebrew poet. Dubno took his name from his birthplace in the Ukraine and studied in Lemberg (Lvov) under solomon b. moses chelm , whose Sha arei Ne imah on the masoretic accents he published in 1776 with annotations… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Solomon Dubno — Solomon ben Joel Dubno (Oct., 1738–June 26, 1813) (Hebrew: שלמה בן יואל דובנה) was a Russian poet, grammarian, and student of the Masorah born at Dubno, Volhynia. When he was 14 years old his parents married him to the daughter of the Talmudist… …   Wikipedia

  • DUBNO — DUBNO, city in volhynia , Ukraine. Jews in Dubno are first mentioned in documents of 1532 in connection with the ownership of cattle. The oldest tombstone inscription in the Jewish cemetery dates from 1581. At the beginning of the 17th century… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Salomo Dubno — (* 1738 in Dubno, Wolhynien; † 26. Juni 1813 in Amsterdam) war ein hebräischer Dichter und Aufklärer aus dem Mendelssohnkreis. Er war u.a. Lehrer der Kinder Mendelssohns und Biurist. Literatur Graetz: Ges …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • WEINTRAUB, SOLOMON — (1781–1829), Polish cantor; also known as Solomon Kashtan, after his native town in Volhynia. He was cantor in Dubno, but often traveled from town to town giving performances, and was noted for his fervor and singular coloratura. He was the first …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • ELIJAH BEN SOLOMON ZALMAN — (the Vilna Gaon or Elijah Gaon ; acronym Ha GRA = Ha Gaon Rabbi Eliyahu; 1720–1797), one of the greatest spiritual and intellectual leaders of Jewry in modern times. A man of iron will, Elijah combined the personal life of an intellectual hermit… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • KLUGER, SOLOMON BEN JUDAH AARON — (1785–1869), talmudist and halakhist. Kluger became known as the Maggid of Brody and as MaHaRSHaK (Morenu ha Rav Shelomo Kluger). He received his early education from his father, the rabbi of Komarov, who died during Solomon s boyhood. At 13 he… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • ETTINGER, SOLOMON — (Shloyme; 1803–1856), Yiddish poet and dramatist. Born in Warsaw, orphaned, and then raised in Leczna by his paternal uncle, Ettinger moved to Zamosc after marrying Golda, the daughter of magnate Judah Leib Wolf, where he was influenced by the… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • HASKALAH — (Heb. הַשְׂכָּלָה), Hebrew term for the Enlightenment movement and ideology which began within Jewish society in the 1770s. An adherent of Haskalah became known as a maskil (pl. maskilim). The movement continued to be influential and spread, with …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • BIBLE — THE CANON, TEXT, AND EDITIONS canon general titles the canon the significance of the canon the process of canonization contents and titles of the books the tripartite canon …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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