Ezekiel, Moses Jacob

   American sculptor. He served in the Civil War, only later becoming a sculptor. His Religous Liberty is a large marble group commissioned by the B'nai B'rith for the Centennial Exposition of 1876.

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  • EZEKIEL, MOSES JACOB — (1844–1917), U.S. sculptor. Ezekiel was born in Richmond, Virginia, and his sculpture is imbued with elements of his Southern and Jewish roots. As a youth he modeled Cain Receiving the Curse of the Almighty and Moses Receiving the Law on Mount… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Moses Jacob Ezekiel — Religious Liberty (1876) Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Born October 28, 1844(1844 10 28) Richmond, Virginia …   Wikipedia

  • Moses Jacob Ezekiel — (* 28. Oktober 1844 in Richmond, Virginia; † 27. März 1917 in Rom) war ein US amerikanischer Bildhauer jüdischer Abstammung. Ezekiel ging in das Militär College Virginia Military Institute und kämpfte danach als Offizier der Konföderierten im… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • BANETH (Benet, Paneth), EZEKIEL BEN JACOB — (1773–1854), rabbi, born in Alt Ofen (Budapest), Hungary. In 1810 Ezekiel was appointed rabbi of Szecseny. He became rabbi of paks in 1825 and subsequently of balassagyarmat , and from 1847 officiated at Nyitra. He corresponded on halakhic… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Moses Ezekiel — Monument à Thomas Jefferson, Charlottesville Nom de naissance …   Wikipédia en Français

  • EZEKIEL, JACOB — (1812–1899), U.S. communal leader. Ezekiel was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and was apprenticed as a bookbinder. In 1833 he moved to Baltimore, where he helped to establish the Hebrew Benevolent Society. The next year he moved to Richmond …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • JACOB BEN JACOB HA-KOHEN — (mid 13th century), Spanish kabbalist. Jacob was born in Soria and lived for some time in Segovia. He wandered among the Jewish communities in Spain and Provence, looking for remnants of earlier kabbalistic writings and traditions preserved by… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Ezekiel — Ezekiel1 [i zē′kē əl] n. [LL(Ec) Ezechiel < Gr Iezekiēl < Heb yechezkel, lit., God strengthens] 1. a masculine name: dim. Zeke 2. Bible a) a Hebrew prophet of the 6th cent. B.C. b) the book of his prophecies: abbrev. Ezek, Ezk, Ez, or Eze… …   English World dictionary

  • Ezekiel (disambiguation) — Infobox Given Name Revised name = Ezekiel imagesize= caption= pronunciation= gender = meaning = region = origin = related names = footnotes = Ezekiel can mean several persons or things:* Book of Ezekiel, a book of the Hebrew (Tanakh) and… …   Wikipedia

  • Ezekiel — /i zee kee euhl/, n. 1. a Major Prophet of the 6th century B.C. 2. a book of the Bible bearing his name. Abbr.: Ezek. 3. Moses Jacob, 1844 1917, U.S. sculptor, in Rome. 4. a male given name: from a Hebrew word meaning God strengthens. Also, Douay …   Universalium

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