Friday 15 May 2015


           He was born in Hőgyész, Hungary into a rabbinical family, grandson of a scholar of the Kesef nivḥar (Choice silver).  He studied in religious elementary school and yeshivas, and he graduated from the rabbinical school in Berlin.  From 1898 he was the rabbi of Copenhagen, Denmark.  He authored a religious text entitled Yede moshe (The hands of Moses), “af taryag mitsves baderekh shir mit ivre-taytsh” (on the 613 commandments in verse with Yiddish translation) (1904).

Sources: Zalmen Reyzen, Leksikon, vol. 1; Sh. H. Gotlib, Ahale shem (The Jewish people) (Pinsk, 1912), p. 562.

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