Ludwig Lichtschein

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Ludwig Lichtschein Hungarian: Lichtstein Lajos, Lichstein Lajos[1] (died 1886, Ofen) was a Hungarian rabbi.

Lichtschein was born Komorn, studied at Pápa, and was rabbinical assessor of Austerlitz, Nagykanizsa, and Esztergom.[1] From 1876 until his death he was rabbi at Somogy-Csurgó.[1]

Lichtschein was the author of the following works:

  • A Zsidók Kőzép és Jelenkori Helyzetők (Gross Kanizsa, 1866), on the condition of the Jews in medieval and modern times
  • Die Dreizehn Glaubensartikel (Brünn, 1870), a sermon
  • Der Targum zu den Propheten (in Stern's Ha-Meḥaḳḳer, i)
  • Der Talmud und der Socialismus (ib. iii); Kossuth Lajos és a Sátoraljaúhelyi Rabbi (in Magyar Zsidó Szémle, 1885), on Kossuth and the rabbi of Sátoralja-Ujhely.

References[edit]

  •  This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainJewish Encyclopedia. 1901–1906.