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1850 – He was born this year in Romania. He received his early education from his father.   1890 – He was appointed to the faculty at Cambridge University, serving as a lecturer in talmudics and reader in rabbinics.   1896 – His greatest academic fame came from his exposition in this year, of the ..

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1808 – He was born this year in Germany.   1836 – He was one of the first Jewish graduates from the modern universities, earning a Ph.D. degree in this year. He was also appointed rabbi this year in Prague.   1844 – He became a rabbi this year in Berlin. . He took the ..

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1927 – Born in Brooklyn, New York. Dr. Norman Lamm, a distinguished rabbi, philosopher, teacher, and author. 1945 – He entered Yeshiva College where he continued his Jewish learning and undertook a liberal arts program with a major in chemistry. 1949 – He graduated summa cum laude and was class valedictorian. 1951 – He was ..

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132 – Reputedly of Davidic descent, he was hailed as the Messiah by the greatest rabbi of the time, Akiva ben Yosef, who also gave him the title Bar Kokhba (“Son of the Star”), a messianic allusion. 134 –  The Jews took Aelia by storm and badly mauled the Romans’ Egyptian Legion, XXII Deiotariana. The ..

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1873 – Leo Baeck was born on the 23rd of May in Lissa, a city in the Prussian province of Posen. 1897 – Received a rabbinical degree from the Hochschule and a doctorate from the University of Berlin. 1905 – Published The Essence of Judaism, in response to A. Harnek’s The Essence of Christianity. 1922 ..

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1698 – Born on the 27th of August in Okop, a small village in the Ukraine. The founder of Hasidic Judaism and is better known as the "Baal Shem Tov" meaning " Master of the Good Name" when translated in English. 1720 – His first child, Udel, was born. His wife Leah Rachel gave birth ..

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1914 – Born in Istanbul, Turkey. 1933 – He graduated from a Jewish school on the Greek island of Rhodes with a diploma qualifying him to teach Hebrew and Jewish religious subjects.        – He began teaching at schools in Istanbul. He went on to teach Hebrew at the Jewish High School. 1936 – After ..

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