Adler, Nathan Marcus

   Chief rabbi of the British Empire. Born in Hanover under the Crown, and therefore a British subject, Adler was chosen chief rabbi of the British Empire. He came into office during the schism in the British community over the formation of a Reform congregation in London. Through his unifying efforts during forty-five years in office, Adler helped to establish the United Synagogue, the Jewish Board of Guardians, and Jews College, London. He was succeeded by his son Hermann in 1891.

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  • ADLER, NATHAN MARCUS — (1803–1890), British chief rabbi. Nathan Adler was born in Hanover, then under the British crown, and was educated in Germany. He became rabbi of Oldenburg in 1829 and succeeded his father, Marcus Baer Adler, at Hanover the following year. In… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Adler, Nathan Marcus — ▪ British rabbi and educator born Jan. 15, 1803, Hanover [Germany] died Jan. 21, 1890, Brighton, East Sussex, Eng.  chief rabbi of the British Empire, who founded Jews College and the United Synagogue.       Adler became chief rabbi of Oldenburg… …   Universalium

  • Adler, Nathan Marcus — (1803 90)    English rabbi. Appointed chief rabbi in 1844, he modernized the British rabbinate and paved the way for the estab lishment of Jews College in 1855 and the United Synagogue in 1870. He wrote a commentary on Targum Onkelos …   Dictionary of Jewish Biography

  • ADLER, NATHAN MARCUS —    chief Rabbi in Britain, born in Hanover (1803 1890) …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Nathan Marcus Adler — (* 15. Januar 1803 in Hannover; † 21. Januar 1890 in Brighton, Großbritannien) war ein deutscher und britischer Rabbiner. Inhaltsverzeichnis …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Nathan Marcus Adler — Chief Rabbi  Nathan Marcus Adler Chief Rabbi of the British Empire Position …   Wikipedia

  • ADLER — ADLER, family originally from frankfurt . There are different theories as to the origin of the family name. According to one, the early members of the family lived in a house bearing the sign of an eagle (Ger. Adler). The main branch, whose… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Nathan Adler — Nathan ben Simeon ha Kohen Adler (* 16. Dezember 1741 in Frankfurt am Main; † 17. September 1800 Frankfurt am Main) war ein deutscher Kabbalist und Rabbiner in Frankfurt. Er gilt als Begründer einer westjüdisch chassidischen Richtung (Frankfurter …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Adler (Familienname) — Adler ist ein deutscher Familienname. Herkunft und Bedeutung Als Symbol des Evangelisten Johannes diente der Adler häufig als Hauszeichen. Daraus wurde die Bezeichnung für die Bewohner abgeleitet. Zudem entwickelte sich der Familienname als… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • ADLER, ELKAN NATHAN — (1861–1946), Anglo Jewish bibliophile, collector, and author. Adler, the son of chief rabbi nathan marcus adler , was a lawyer by profession and had unusual opportunities to travel under favorable conditions and to build up a remarkable library.… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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