Biographical Sketches of Rabbis and Cantors in the U.S. 1903  Machol-Medvidovsky



Machol, M.

Rabbi (since 1876) of Anshe Chesed Congregation, Cleveland, Ohio. Born November 13, 1845, at Kolmar-in- Posen. Son of Zadik Machol. Educated at Gymnasium of Schneidemiihl, Germany; University of Breslau (Ph.D.); and Theological Seminary of Breslau (Rabbi). Rabbi in Leaven- worth, Kan., 1869-1872; and Chicago, 1I1. (Congregation Anshe Maarabh), 1872-1876. Address: 216 Kennard, Cleveland, Ohio.

Magil, Julius M.

Rabbi (since 1900) of Temple Beth El, Corsicana, Texas. Born December 29, 1870, at Mitau, Couriand, Russia. Son of Mendel Magil. Educated at Reaigymnasium and University of Ziirich, Switzerland; and Talmudical College of Grobin, Courland (Rabbi). Studied medicine at Fort Wayne Medical College. Ph. D., Rogers College, 1898. Rabbi at Allen- town, Pa., 1892-1894; Reading, Pa., 1894-1896; and Ligonier, Ind., ]896-1900. Editor of the Jewish Home Journal, 1896-1900. Publications: "From Pulpit and Platform;" "Biblical History;" "Medicine in Bible, Talmud, and Ancient History;" " Fuhrer der Rathlosen." Address: Corsicana, Texas.

Maisner, Moses.

Minister of Congregation Adath Israel, New York City. Born October 19, 1838, at Deva Wanya, Hungary. Son of Jehudah Maisner and Hannah Schlesinger. Educated at the University of Pest (Ph. D.), and at Pressburg. Rabbinical diploma conferred by Rabbi A. S. B. Sofer, Pressburg. Was Rabbi of the Gomor District, Hungary; and of Congregations Shaare Zedek, Shaaray Tefillah, and Adath Israel, New York City. Publications: " Mateh Mosheh " (for religious schools); " Sefer Chasokoh " (a Talmudical discussion). Address: 10 West 115th, New York City.

Mandel, Jacob.

Rabbi of Congregation Ansche Chesed, New York City. Born December 27, 1857, at Ungvar, Hungary. Son of Ignatz Mandel. Educated in Hungary, Beriin, and University of the City of New York (M. A. and Ph. D.). Rabbinical Diplomas granted by Rabbis in Hungary. Address: 62 West 118th, New York City.

Mandel, Morris.

Rabbi at Allentown, Pa. Holds Rabbinical diploma of the Jewish Theological Seminary of America.

Mandelberg, Joseph.

Cantor of Congregation Ansche Chesed, New York City. Born September 25, 1875, in Austria, and educated there. Son of Pinkas Mandelberg. Address: 17 West 114th, New York City.

Mannheimer, Eugene.

Rabbi of Mount Sinai Congregation, Sioux City, Iowa. Born November 3, 1880, at Rochester, N. Y. Son of Rabbi Sigmund Mannheimer. Educated at public schools of Cincinnati, Ohio; University of Cincinnati (B. A.); and Hebrew Union College (Rabbi). Address: 412 Twelfth, Sioux City, Iowa.

Mannheimer, Leo.

Rabbi (since 1902)-of Mizpah Congregation, Chattanooga, Tenn. Born June 11, 1878, at Rochester, N. Y. Son of Rabbi Sigmund Mannheimer. Educated at University of Cincinnati (B. A.); Hebrew Union College (Rabbi); and University of Berlin. Address: 306 High, Chattanooga, Tenn.

Marcus, Jacob.

Rabbi of Temple Children of Israel, Elmira, N. Y. Address: 108 High, Elmira, N. Y.

Marmor, Jacob David.

Cantor (since 1889) of the Baltimore (Md.) Hebrew Congregation. Born May 23, 1855, at Poliavo, Government Kamenetz-Podolsk, Russia. Son of Solomon Mar- mor (Rabbi of Liveranten Schule, Berdichev). Talmudic education received from father; musical education from Yerochom Blindman and at the St. Petersburg Imperial Conservatory; higher collegiate education at the same Conservatory and at the Johns Hopkins University. Holds diploma of the St. Petersburg Imperial Conservatory of Music, to which he was admitted as a student by the personal intervention of the Minister of the Interior, who set aside the Governor's veto based upon the law permitting oniy a three days' sojourn to Jews in St. Petersburg. Was Cantor of Polonnoe and the surrounding district, 1873; and of Radomysl, 1875. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science. Publications: Articles in the Hamelitz, Baltimore Sun, Baltimore American, New York Evening Post, the Omega, and Jewish Comment. Address: 1812 McCulloh, Baltimore, Md.

Margolies, Moses Z.

Rabbi of Congregations Beth Israel, Beth Jacob, and Anshei Libavitz, Boston, Mass. Born April,1851, at Kroz, Russia. Son of Solomon Margolies. Rabbinical diploma received from Rabbi Heilpern, Bielostok, Russia, and others. Held Rabbinical positions in Russia for thirteen years. Address: 3 Baldwin Pl., Boston, Mass.

Margolis, Elias.

Rabbi (since 1903) of Temple Emanu-El, Pueblo, Colo. Born July 15, 1879, at Merecz, Government Vilna, Russia. Son of Rabbi Isaac Margolis and Hinda Zirilstein. Educated at public schools of New York City; Professor Felix Adler's Ethical Culture School; high school, Cincinnati, Ohio; University of Cincinnati (B. A., 1900); University of California; and Hebrew Union College (Rabbi, 1901). Rabbi of Congregation Re'im Ahuvitn, Stockton, Cal., 1901-1903. Address: Pueblo, Colo.

Marx, David.

Rabbi of Hebrew Benevolent Congregation, Atlanta, Ga. Born April 29, 1872, at New Orleans, La. Son of Solomon Marx. B. L., University of Cincinnati; B. H. L. and Rabbi, Hebrew Union College. Was Rabbi at Birmingham, Ala. Publication: "Children's Service." Address: 270 Whitehall, Atlanta, Ga.

Mayer, Adolph.

Rabbi of Congregation B'ne Zion, Danville, Pa. Born April 4, 1843, at Mayence, Germany. Son of Rabbi Abraham Levi Mayer. Educated at Southern College, Richmond, Va. Rabbinical diploma conferred by his father. Held positions in Richmond, Va., and Baltimore, Md. Address: Danville, Pa.

Mayer, Eli.

Rabbi of Congregation Beth El, Helena, Ark. Born January 27, 1880, at Baltimore, Md. Son of Rabbi Adolph Mayer. B. A., University of Cincinnati; Rabbi, Hebrew Union College. Address: Helena, Ark.

Mayer, Harry H.

Rabbi (since 1899) of Congregation B'nal Jehudah, Kansas City, Mo. Born January 24, 1874, at Allegheny, Pa. Son of Rabbi Lippman Mayer and Elise Hecht. Educated at public schools of Allegheny; Piersol's Academy, Beaver, Pa.; University of Cincinnati (B. A.); University of Berlin; University of Strassburg; and Hebrew Union College (B. H. L., and Rabbi). Rabbi at Little Rock, Ark., 1897-1899. Contributor to Jewish and secular press. Address: Kansas City, Mo.

Mayer, Lippman.

Rabbi Emeritus (since 1901) of Congregation Rodeph Shalom, Pittsburg, Pa. Born August 3, 1841. Son of Marx Mayer. Educated at Universities of Wiirzburg and Berlin; M. A. and Ph. D., Heidelberg. Rabbinical diploma conferred by Rabbis Furst, Geismar, and Schott, the Consistory of the Jews of Baden. Was teacher in Plato Seminary at Karlsruhe, Baden; Rabbi at Gailingen, Baden; Rabbi of French Congregation, New York City, 1869; of Congregation Mishkan Israel, Selma, Ala., 1870, and of Congregation Rodeph Shalom, Pittsburg, Pa., 1870-1901. Contributor to Jewish press. Address: 3116 Perryville Av., Allegheny, Pa.

Mayerowitz, Berachya.

Rabbi of Congregation Ahavath Achim, Atlanta, Ga. Born December, 1865, in Wegger, Government Kovno, Russia. Son of Rabbi David Mayerowitz. Educated in Riga and Tukum, Russia. Rabbinical diploma granted by the Kovno Talmudical College. Held positions in Kansas City, Mo., and Toledo, Ohio. Publication: "The Shield of the Fathers," a commentary in Hebrew and English on the Ethics of the Fathers. Address: 83 Gilmer, Atlanta, Ga.

Medvidovsky, Israel.

Minister of Congregation Neve Zedek- Talmud Torah, Portland, Ore. Born in 1865, in Russia, and educated  there. Son of Jacob Medvidovsky. Rabbinical diploma conferred by Rabbi Levin, Rostov, Russia. Address: 200 Carruther, Portland, Ore.


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Article Name: Biographical Sketches of Rabbis and Cantors  in the U.S. 1903  Machol-Medvidovsky
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BIBLIOGRAPHY: American Jewish Year Book 5664 edited by Cyrus Adler; by The Jewish Publication Society of America 1903
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