Moses Samuel Zuckermandl

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Rabbi Moses Samuel Zuckermandl, also Zuckermandel (born 24 April 1836, Uherský Brod, Moravia - 27 January 1917, Breslau (now Wrocław), Silesia) was a Czech-German rabbi, Talmudist, and Jewish theologian.

Biography[edit]

Zuckermandl was a student of Samson Raphael Hirsch in Nikolsburg and at the Jewish Theological Seminary of Breslau.

He became a rabbi in Pleschen (now Pleszew), Prussia, and was appointed lecturer on the Mora-Leipziger Foundation at Breslau, on 1 April 1898. His major literary efforts related to the Tosefta and included the first critical edition based on variant manuscripts (especially the Erfurt manuscript).

Literary works[edit]

  • "Die Erfurter Handschrift der Tosefta" (1876);
  • "Die Tosefta nach den Erfurter und Wiener Handschriften" (1880–1882);
  • "Spruchbuch Enthaltend Biblische Sprüche aus dem Gebetbuche" (1889);
  • "Vokabularium und Grammatik zu den Hebräischen Versen des Spruchbuches I." (1890);

References[edit]

  • Moshe David Herr, Zuckermandel, Moses Samuel; in Encyclopaedia Judaica, Second Edition, Volume 21.