Daily Archives: December 24, 2015

24 December 1804 Birth of Raphael Hirsch/Dr Joiachim Heinrich Biesenthal #otdimjh

Perhaps the greatest scholar of the 19th century Hebrew Christians, Biesenthal was widely known, but I have been unable to find a photograph of him. The account in Bernsteinreads: Biesenthal, Dr. Joiachim Heinrich—or, to give him his birth-name, Raphael Hirsch—was … Continue reading

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