Zunz, Leopold Piieinkard

Zunz, Leopold Piieinkard a Hebrew scholar, was born at Detmold, Germany, August 10, 1794. He was educated at the University of Berlin, and became rabbi of a synagogue there in 1820. After two years he organized a society for Jewish culture. One of its members was Heine. The society, however, soon broke up. In 1824-32 Zunz was director of the new Jewish Congregational School; in 1825-35 he edited the Spener'sche Zeitung; in 1835-39 was rabbi again at Prague; in 1839-50 director of the Normal Seminary in Berlin. He died March 21, 1886. His life was one of literary activity, and his works were many.

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