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Brisman

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Brisman

Items in the Brisman Collection

Bookplate of Elkan Nathan Adler
This is the bookplate of Elkan Nathan Adler (1861-1946), an Anglo-Jewish author, lawyer, historian, and bibliophile. He is famous for being the first European to enter the Cairo Genizah and bringing more than 25,000 fragments back to England.…

Bookplate of Philipp Bloch
This is the bookplate of Dr. Philipp Bloch (1841-1923), a rabbi and prolific author on Jewish subjects.

He studied at the University of Breslau and the Jewish Theological Seminary in Breslau, where he was a student of Jacob Bernays (whose…

Bookplate of Abraham-Aba Frieder
This is the bookplate of Rabbi Abraham-Aba Armin Frieder (1911-1946), who served as rabbi in various communities in Czechoslovakia and later Bratislava.

Rabbi Frieder is known for his efforts with the Slovak Jewish underground movement to rescue…

Bookplate of Augustus Frederick, Prince, Duke of Sussex
This is the bookplate of Augustus Frederick (1773-1843), Duke of Sussex and ninth child of King George III of England. The Duke was a great bibliophile, and his library was expanded book-by-book (as opposed to large acquisitions) from 1819 to 1830.…

Bookstamp of Akademie für die Wissenschaft des Judentums
This is the bookstamp of the Akademie für die Wissenschaft des Judentums, which was established in Berlin in 1919 to promote Jewish scholarship and the publication of scholarly work. The academy was the first German institution to advocate for the…

Bookstamp of Biblioteca Magnani
This is the bookstamp of Biblioteca Magnani (est. 1801), Magnani Library of Bologna, Italy. This library was established with funds given by Antonio Magnani (1743-1811), professor and librarian of the Institute of Sciences (Istituto delle Scienze).…

Bookstamp of Israelitische Kultusgemeinde Wien Bibliothek
This is the bookstamp of Israelitische Kultusgemeinde Wien Bibliothek, the Library of the Jewish Community of Vienna. This library was established in 1814 through the donations from various benefactors including Anton von Schmid, a Christian printer…

Signature of Isaac Berlin
This is the signature of Rabbi Yitzhak (Isaac, also Ayzik) Berlin (1792 or 93-1865), a rabbi and scholar from Hamburg, Germany. He was born to Rabbi Lase Heilbut of Berlin and Mindell Heilbut. He and his wife, Fanny, had as many as 13…

Signature of Jacob Bernays
This is the signature of Jacob (also Jakob) Bernays (1824-1881), a German philologist and Hebrew scholar.

Bernays was one of the first organizers of the Jewish Theological Seminary at Breslau. He was charged with formulating a method of study for…

Signature of Moses Berlin
This is the signature of Moses (also Mosheh) Berlin (1821-1888), a Russian scholar and Jewish government official from Shklov, Belarus.

He was educated at the Universities of Konigsberg and Bonn and worked as a teacher upon completing his studies…

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