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Hershon, Paul Isaac (1817–1888), Hebrew scholar, was born of Jewish parents in Galicia but converted to Christianity at an early age. As a protestant missionary he became an active member of the London Society for Promoting Christianity amongst the Jews in England and the ...


Tremellius, (Joannes) Immanuel (1510–1580), Hebrew and biblical scholar, was born in Ferrara, Italy, in 1510. His parents were Jews, and he had at least one brother. In Ferrara he received a traditional Jewish education as well as a humanist training in Latin and Greek, and, when he was twenty, proceeded to the ...