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Angel, Moses (1817/18–1898), headmaster and journal editor, was one of the eleven children of Emmanuel Moses (d. 1841), a publican, and his wife, Sarah. At some stage he transposed his name from Angel Moses to Moses Angel, probably in 1839 when his father was convicted at the ...

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Benisch, Abraham (1811–1878), Hebraist and newspaper editor, was born to Jewish parents at Drossau, a small town 8 miles south-west of Klattau in Bohemia. About 1836 he studied surgery at Prague University where, with other Jewish students, he formed an organization for re-establishing Jewish independence in ...

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Low, Sir Sidney James Mark (1857–1932), journalist, historian, and essayist, was born at Blackheath, London, on 22 January 1857, the eldest child in the family of six sons and five daughters of Maximilian Loewe or Low (1830-1900) and his wife Theresa née Schacherl (1835-1887)...

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Sonntag, Jacob (1905–1984), journal editor and translator, was born on 15 April 1905 at Vijnita (Wiznitz), northern Bukovina, then a part of the Austro-Hungarian empire (and now in Ukraine), the eldest child (there were three younger brothers and one younger sister) of ...

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Jacob Sonntag (1905–1984) by unknown photographer, early 1970s © reserved; private collection