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Title: Rabbi Abraham Isaac Kook
Description: Rabbi Abraham Isaac Kook was born in Griva, Latvia in 1865. In 1904, he moved to Ottoman Palestine to assume the rabbinical post in Jaffa. The outbreak of the First World War caught him in Europe, and...
Title: James Joseph Sylvester
Description: James Joseph Sylvester was born 3 Spetember, 1814, in London, as James Joseph, and was an English Mathematician. He added the name Sylvester when his brother emigrated to the USA requiring a proper su...
Title: Herbert Loewe
Description: The focal point of Jewish Oxford, from 1920, and indeed its main continuity, was Herbert Loewe (1882-1940), who lived in 29 Beaumont Street. Loewe was a lecturer in Oriental Languages at Exeter Colle...
Title: H.L.A. (Herbert) Hart
Description: H.L.A. Hart was born in 1907, the son of a Jewish tailor of Polish and German descent. He was educated at Bradford Grammar School and New College Oxford, where he obtained a brilliant first class in C...
Title: AJ Ayer
Description: Alfred Jules (Freddie) Ayer was born in 1910 and was a friend and colleague of Sir Isaiah Berlin. He was the only child of a Swiss-French father and a Dutch-Jewish mother.
Title: Adolf Neubauer
Description: Adolf Neubauer was born at Bittse, Hungary, 11 March, 1831. He received a thorough education in rabbinical literature, and his earliest contributions were made to the ‘Allgemeine Zeitung des Judenth...