Sándor Büchler

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Alexander Büchler, or Bűchler Sándor (September 24, 1869 in Fülek (Fiľakovo), Kingdom of Hungary – July 1944, in Auschwitz[1]) was a Hungarian rabbi and educator.

He is a son of the Talmudist rabbi Phineas Büchler of Mór. He was educated at the gymnasium in Székesfehérvár and at the university and the seminary of Budapest; he received the degree of Ph.D. in 1893, and was ordained as rabbi in 1895. In 1897 he was called to Keszthely.

Literary works[edit]

Büchler's works include essays on the history of the Jews in Hungary, published in the "Magyar Zsidó Szemle" and the "Österreichische Wochenschrift", and the following books:

  • "Niederlassungen der Juden in Europa im XVI. und XVII. Jahrhundert, mit Besonderer Rücksichtauf Ungarn", Budapest, 1893 (in Hungarian);
  • "Schay Lamoreh", "Kolel Miktebe Ḥakme Yisrael", Budapest, 1895 (in Hebrew);
  • "History of the Jews in Budapest", 1901 (in Hungarian)
 This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainJewish Encyclopedia. 1901–1906. 
By : Isidore Singer & Ludwig Venetianer[2]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Frojimovics, Kinga; Komoróczy, Géza (1999). Jewish Budapest: Monuments, Rites, History. Central European University Press. p. 174. ISBN 978-963-9116-37-5. 
  2. ^ JewishEncyclopedia.com - BÜCHLER, ALEXANDER: at www.jewishencyclopedia.com

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