Kalisch, Marcus M
Kalisch, Marcus M.
a Jewish writer and commentator, was born at Treptow, Prussia, May 16, 1828. He studied at Halle and Berlin, and took the degree of doctor of philosophy in 1848. In the same year he left his native country on account of political disturbances, and went to England, where he took up a permanent residence. He became secretary to chief rabbi Adler, at London. Here he published his Historical and Critical Commentaries on Genesis, Exodus, and Leviticus (1855-72, 4 volumes): — Hebrew Grammar (1863,1865, 2 parts): — Bible Studies:
I. The Prophecies of Balaam; or, The Hebrew and the Heathen (1877);
II. The Book of Jonah (1878). Kalisch died August 23, 1885. (B.P.)