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Israel Abrahams (1858–1925) by Isaac Cohen Liberal Jewish Synagogue


Abrahams, Israel (1858–1925), Jewish scholar and historian, was born on 26 November 1858 at 10 Finsbury Square, London, the second son in the family of four sons and two daughters of Barnett Abrahams (1831–1863) and his wife, Jane, née Brandon (1834–1895). His father was principal of ...


Tang, Abraham ben Naphtali [Abraham Abrahams] (d. 1792), theologian and historian, was probably born in London. He was the grandson of Abraham ben Moses Taussig Neungreschel (thus the acronym Tang), a Prague rabbi who died in 1699. His son Naphtali left Prague...


Vermes, Geza (1924–2013), historian of ancient Judaism, was born on 22 June 1924 in Makó, in south-eastern Hungary, the only child of Ernõ Vermes (1877–1944), journalist, editor, and poet, and his second wife, Terézia, née Riesz (1895–1944), schoolteacher. Both his parents died in ...