Frankfurter, Naftali

Frankfurter, Naftali a Jewish rabbi of Germany, was born February 13, 1810, at Oberndorf, in Wirtemberg; studied at Heidelberg and Tubingen, was rabbi at Braunsbach, accepted in 1840 a call to Hamburg, and died there, April 13, 1866, leaving, besides Sermons, Stillstand und Fortschritt (Hamburg, 1841): — Die Verantwortlichkeit des Volkslehrers im jetzigen Israel (ibid. 1844). In connection with Berthold Auerbach he published Gallerie der ausgezeichneten Israeliten (Stuttgart, 1838). See Kayserling, Bibliothek judischer Kanzelredner, 1:278 sq.; Allgemeine Zeitung des Judenthums, 1866, col. 266; Fiirst, Bibl. Jud. 1:296. (B.P.)

 
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