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Isaacs, Samuel Myerlocked

(04 January 1804–19 May 1878)
  • Moshe D. Sherman

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Isaacs, Samuel Myer (04 January 1804–19 May 1878), rabbi and journalist, was born in Leeuwarden, Holland, the son of Myer Samuel Isaacs, a banker and teacher (mother’s name unknown). Isaacs and his family moved to London when he was young during Napoleon’s occupation of the Netherlands. He received his elementary and secondary school education in London and served for a brief period as principal of an orphan asylum....

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