Wise, Isaac Mayer

   US rabbi and Reform pioneer. As the rabbi of the B’nai Jeshurun Congregation in Cincinnati from 1854, Wise, an immigrant from Bohemia, campaigned for a single all-American union of congregations with a single prayer book, but came into conflict with both the Orthodox and the German Reform movement. Cincinnati eventually became the centre of American Reform, with Wise as the first president of the Hebrew Union College, which opened in 1875, and president from 1889 of the Central Conference of American Rabbis.

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  • WISE, ISAAC MAYER — (1819–1900) U.S. Reform rabbi, architect of Reform Judaism in America. Wise was born in Steingrub, Bohemia, and studied at yeshivot in Prague and Vienna. In 1843, he became the rabbinical officiant (Religionsweiser) in Radnitz, Bohemia.… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Wise, Isaac Mayer — born March 29, 1819, Steingrub, Bohemia, Austrian Empire died March 26, 1900, Cincinnati, Ohio, U.S. Rabbi and organizer of Reform Judaism in the U.S. After emigrating from Bohemia, in 1854 he accepted a pulpit in Cincinnati, a post he held the… …   Universalium

  • Wise, Isaac Mayer — (1819 1900)    American Reform leader. He was born in Steingrub, Bohemia, and emigrated to the US in 1846. He served as rabbi of Congregation Beth El in Albany, then in 1854 became minister of a congregation in Cincinnati. He founded an English… …   Dictionary of Jewish Biography

  • Wise, Isaac Mayer — (29 mar. 1819, Steingrub, Bohemia, Imperio austríaco–26 mar. 1900, Cincinnati, Ohio, EE.UU.). Rabino y organizador del judaísmo reformado en EE.UU. Después de emigrar desde Bohemia, en 1854 aceptó un púlpito en Cincinnati, posición que mantuvo… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Isaac Mayer Wise — Este artículo o sección necesita referencias que aparezcan en una publicación acreditada, como revistas especializadas, monografías, prensa diaria o páginas de Internet fidedignas. Puedes añadirlas así o avisar …   Wikipedia Español

  • Isaac Mayer Wise — (March 29 1819, Steingrub (now Lomnička), Bohemia, Austrian Empire March 26 1900, Cincinnati), American Reform rabbi, editor, and author.. He soon began agitating for reforms in the service, and his was the first Jewish congregation in the United …   Wikipedia

  • Isaac Mayer Wise — 1876 Isaac Mayer Wise (* 29. März 1819 in Steingrub, Böhmen; † 26. März 1900 in Cincinnati, Ohio; eigentlich Isaac Mayer Weis) war ein religionsgeschichtlich bedeutender US amerikanischer Rabbiner böhmischer Her …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Isaac Mayer Wise — noun United States religious leader (born in Bohemia) who united reform Jewish organizations in the United States (1819 1900) • Syn: ↑Wise • Instance Hypernyms: ↑religious leader …   Useful english dictionary

  • WISE — ist der Name folgender Orte: Wise (North Carolina) Wise (Virginia) Wise County (Texas) Wise County (Virginia) Wise River, Montana Wise Township, Virginia Wise ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Bob Wise (* 1948), amerikanischer Politiker… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Mayer — Mayer, Julius Robert von * * * (as used in expressions) Mayer, Louis B(urt) Eliezer Mayer Lazar Mayer Mayer, Maria (Gertrude) Metro Goldwyn Mayer, Inc. Wise, Isaac Mayer …   Enciclopedia Universal

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