Albert Friedlander
Albert Hoschander Friedlander OBE (10 May 1927 – 8 July 2004) was a rabbi and teacher.
Albert Friedlander was born on 10 May 1927 in Berlin, the son of a textile broker, Alex Friedlander (d. 1956)...
Samuel Adler (rabbi)
Samuel Adler (December 3, 1809 in Worms, Germany – June 9, 1891 in New York City) was a leading German-American Reform rabbi, Talmudist, and author. He was also the father of Felix Adler, the w...
Regina Jonas
Regina Jonas (3 August 1902 – 12 December 1944) was a Berlin-born rabbi. In 1935, she became the first woman to be ordained as a rabbi (though there had been some previous women, such as the Maiden of...
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Leopold Zunz
Leopold Zunz (Hebrew/Yiddish: יום טוב ליפמן צונץ—Yom Tov Lipmann Tzuntz; 10 August 1794 – 17 March 1886) was a German Reform rabbi and writer, the founder of what has been termed "Jewish Studies" or "...
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Benno Jacob
Benno Jacob (1862–1945) was a liberal rabbi and Bible scholar.
Jacob studied in the Rabbinical Seminary and University of his native Breslau (now Wrocław, Poland). He served as a rabbi between the...
David Einhorn (rabbi)
David Einhorn (November 10, 1809 – November 2, 1879) was a German rabbi and leader of the Jewish reform movement in the United States. Einhorn was chosen in 1855 as the first rabbi of the Har Sinai C...
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Kaufmann Kohler
Kaufmann Kohler (May 10, 1843, Fürth – January 28, 1926) was a German-born U.S. reform rabbi and theologian.
Kaufmann Kohler was born into a family of rabbis. He received his rabbinical training a...
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Nehemiah Brüll
Nehemiah Brüll (March 16, 1843, Rousínov, Moravia – February 5, 1891, Frankfurt am Main) was a rabbi and versatile scholar.
Brüll received his rabbinic-Talmudic education from his father, Jakob Br...
Gustav Gottheil
Gustav Gottheil (May 28, 1827, Pinne/Pniewy, Grand Duchy of Posen, Prussia – April 15, 1903, New York City) was a Prussian born American rabbi. Gottheil eventually became one of the most influential,...
Steven Schwarzschild
Steven S. Schwarzschild (1924–1989) was a rabbi, philosopher, theologian, and editor.
Schwarzschild was born in Frankfurt am Main, Germany and grew up in Berlin. He escaped to the United States wi...
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Samuel Hirsch
Samuel Hirsch, (June 8, 1815 – May 14, 1889) was a major Reform religious philosopher and rabbi.
Born in Thalfang (in modern-day Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany; formerly part of Prussia), he receiv...
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Walter Homolka
Walter Homolka (born 21 May 1964 in Landau an der Isar) is a German rabbi. Homolka studied in Munich, London, Lampeter and Leipzig and has a PhD from King's College London. He is an adjunct full profe...
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Dávid Leimdörfer
Dr. David Leimdörfer (Hungarian: Leimdörfer Dávid; September 17, 1851 – 1922) was a rabbi born in Hliník nad Vahom , Kingdom of Hungary, 17 September 1851.He was educated at his native place and a...
Ludwig Philippson
Ludwig Philippson (28 December 1811, at Dessau – 29 December 1889, at Bonn) was a German rabbi and author, the son of Moses Philippson.He was educated at the gymnasium of Halle and at the University o...
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Israel Jacobson
Israel Jacobson (October 17, 1768, Halberstadt – September 14, 1828, Berlin) was a German philanthropist and, according to Borowitz and Patz in Explaining Reform Judaism (1985), is considered the...
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Abraham Geiger
Abraham Geiger (24 May 1810 in Frankfurt am Main – 23 October 1874 in Berlin) was a German rabbi and scholar who led the founding of Reform Judaism. He sought to remove all nationalistic elements (pa...
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Samuel Holdheim
Samuel Holdheim (1806 – 22 August 1860) was a German rabbi and author, and one of the more extreme leaders of the early Reform Movement in Judaism. A pioneer in modern Jewish homiletics, he was often...
Moses Mielziner
Moses Mielziner (August 12, 1828 in Schubin, Grand Duchy of Posen, Prussia - February 18, 1903 in Cincinnati) was an American Reform rabbi and author.
Mielziner received his first instruction in T...
Meyer Israel Bresselau
Meyer Israel Bresselau (25 April 1785 – 25 December 1839) was a founding member and chairman of the Hamburg Temple, one of the first Jewish reform congregations in Germany.Bresselau earned his living ...
Ignaz Maybaum
Ignaz Maybaum (2 March 1897, Vienna - 1976) was a rabbi and 20th century liberal Jewish theologian.
He was born in Vienna in 1897. He studied in Berlin at the Hochschule für die Wissenschaft des J...