BERLIN, MOSES


BERLIN, MOSES
BERLIN, MOSES (1821–1888), Russian scholar and civil servant, born in Shklov, Belorussia. Berlin wrote his first paper in Hebrew under the Latin title Ars logica (1845). In 1849 he was appointed teacher in the government school for Jews in Mogilev and in 1853 he became adviser on Jewish affairs to the governor-general of Belorussia. He subsequently held the post of adviser on Jewish matters at the Department of "Foreign Religions" (1856–66). Berlin translated into Russian Joshua b. David's Ẓok ha-Ittim on the chmielnicki massacres. For his work on the ethnography of the Russian Jews, Ocherk etnografii yevreyskogo naseleniya v Rossii (1861), Berlin was elected a member of the Imperial Russian Geographical Society. Berlin responded to the attacks on Jews and the Talmud, made in Russian literature and the press by antisemites. He was also active in the St. Petersburg community.

Encyclopedia Judaica. 1971.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Moses zerschmettert die Gesetzestafeln — Rembrandt van Rijn, 1659 Öl auf Leinwand, 168,5 cm × 136,5 cm Gemäldegalerie (Berlin) Moses zersc …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Moses Mendelssohn — (1771, Porträt von Anton Graff, Kunstbesitz der Universität Leipzig) Moses Mendelssohn (* 6. September 1729 in Dessau; † 4. Januar 1786 in Berlin) war ein deutsch jüdischer Philosoph im Zeitalter der Aufklärung …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Moses Mendelssohn — Portrait by Anton Graff, 1773 Full name Moses Mendelssohn Born September 6, 1729(1729 09 06) Died …   Wikipedia

  • Moses Hess — (auch Moses Heß; * 21. Juni 1812 in Bonn; † 6. April 1875 in Paris) war ein deutsch jüdischer Philosoph und Schriftsteller. Er gehörte zu den Frühsozialisten und war ein Vorläufer der Zionisten. Gebur …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Moses Schorr — Moses Schorr, ca. 1921 Born May 10, 1874(1874 05 10) Przemyśl, Galicia Died July 8, 1942( …   Wikipedia

  • Moses Mendelssohn — Philosophe allemand Époque moderne Naissance 6 septembre 1729 ( …   Wikipédia en Français

  • BERLIN — BERLIN, largest city and capital of Germany. The Old Community (1295–1573) Jews are first mentioned in a letter from the Berlin local council of Oct. 28, 1295, forbidding wool merchants to supply Jews with wool yarn. Suzerainty over the Jews… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Moses Heß — Moses Hess Moses Hess (auch Moses Heß) (* 21. Juni 1812 in Bonn; † 6. April 1875 in Paris) war ein deutsch jüdischer Philosoph und Schriftsteller. Er gehörte zu den Frühsozialisten) und war ein Vorläufer der Zionisten …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Moses Mescheloff — in his younger years Moses (Moshe)[1] Mescheloff (Hebrew: משה בן מאיר משלוף‎[2]) (June 12, 1909 May 9, 2008) was a renowned American Orthodox rabbi and community leader for 75 years, known especially within circles of American Orthodox Judaism,… …   Wikipedia

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


Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.