Kalisch, Marcus, Phd, Ma
Kalisch, Marcus, Ph.D., M.A.
a Jewish scholar, was born at Trepton, Pomerania, Prussia, May 16, 1828. He was educated at Berlin University, and subsequently studied at Halle. In 1849 he left Prussia and settled in England, filling the post of secretary to the chief rabbi. In 1852, through the kindness of the Rothschilds, leisure was secured him for his work in the preparation of a commentary on the Old Testament. Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, and Jonah were all that he could finish. He also wrote on the Prophecies of Baalam, and a Hebrew Grammar. He died August 23, 1885.