Hirsch, Samson Raphael

   Modern Orthodox rabbi. Hirsch was born in Hamburg. Although his family was strictly Orthodox, he was also encouraged to pursue secular learning and he studied at the University of Bonn. After ordination, Hirsch served congregations in Oldenberg, Hanover and Moravia. The Reform movement was highly influential in 19th-century Germany. In order to counteract its impact, Hirsch was invited in 1851 to become the leader of the Orthodox congregation at Hamburg where he built up a flourishing congregation. In particular he founded schools in which secular studies were taught along with traditional yeshivah subjects and the principle followed was ‘Torah im Derekh’ (Jewish Law together with the ways of the world). Hirsch insisted on strict adherence to Jewish Law while being open to the knowledge of the secular world. He is generally regarded as one of the most influential figures of modern Orthodoxy.

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