Ismar Elbogen Papers. 1898-1938.


Ismar Elbogen Papers. 1898-1938.

The Ismar Elbogen papers consist of the correspondence and manuscripts of Ismar Elbogen, who was an internationally known German scholar and liturgist invited to the United States in 1938 as a joint professor for Dropsie College, Hebrew Union College, Jewish Institute of Religion and the Jewish Theological Seminary of America.

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Elbogen, Ismar, 1874-1943 (person)

Born in Schildberg (now Ostrzeszow, Poland) on September 1, 1874, Elbogen studied at the University of Breslau and the Juedisch-theologisches Seminar, Breslau, receiving his doctorate in 1898 and rabbinical ordination the following year. He taught at the Collegio Rabbinico Italiano, Florence, from 1899 to 1902 and at the Hochschule fuer die Wissenschaft des Judentums, Berlin from 1902 to 1938, when he emigrated to the United States. He died in New York City on August 1, 1943. From th...