Monthly Archives: May 2016

21 May 1830 Birth of Pastor Faltin #otdimjh

21 May 1830 Birth of Rudolph Faltin, Lutheran Pastor, mentor of Joseph Rabinowitz and godfather of Herman Gurland #otdimjh Rudolf Ernst Karl Faltin (born May 21, Jul. / 2 June 1830 Greg, in Riga ; died 27 January 1918 in Riga) … Continue reading

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20 May 2015 “The Dagger of Faith” #otdimjh

20 May 2015 First Pugio Fidei Doctoral Dissertation defended #otdimj Raymundus Martini[2] was an innovative missionary preacher and Dominican monk who spent his life engaged in debate and apologetics with Jews and Moslems in 13th century Spain. His major work, the … Continue reading

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19 May 1909 Birth of Kindertransport founder #otdimjh

19 May 1909 Birthday of Nicolas Winton (died 1 July 2015), Kindertransport organizer who saved 669 children from the Holocaust #otdimjh Sir Nicholas George Winton, MBE (born Nicholas Wertheim, 19 May 1909) is a British humanitarian who organized the rescue of 669, mostly … Continue reading

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18 May 1911 Death of Gustav Mahler #otdimjh

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18 May 1911 Death of Gustav Mahler – Composer, Jew and Catholic? Gustav Mahler (7 July 1860 – 18 May 1911) was an Austrian late-Romantic composer, and one of the…

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18 May 1911 Death of Gustav Mahler #otdimjh

18 May 1911 Death of Gustav Mahler – Composer, Jew and Catholic? Gustav Mahler (7 July 1860 – 18 May 1911) was an Austrian late-Romantic composer, and one of the leading conductors of his generation. As a composer he acted … Continue reading

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17 May 1901 “Passover Plot” author born #otdimjh

17 May 1901 Birth of Hugh Schonfield, author of “History of Jewish Christianity” and “The Passover Plot” #otdimjh Hugh Schonfield, “an independent Jewish historian of the Nazarene Faith”[1] was theenfant terrible of the Hebrew Christian movement of the 20th century. A … Continue reading

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16 May 1799 Alexander McCaul born #otdimjh

16 May 1799 Birth of Alexander McCaul, scholar, evangelist and author of “The Old Paths” #otdimjh McCaul, the son of Alexander McCaul (a cordwainer) was born to a Protestant family in Dublin, 16 May 1799. He was educated at a private … Continue reading

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15 May 1948 Israel receives Messianic Jews #otdimjh

15 May 1948 Fledgling State of Israel now home to Messianic Jews #otdimjh From the article “Hebrew Christianity in the Holy Land from 1948 to the Present” by  Ole Chr. M. Kvarme [p.43ff, footnotes omitted]: A celebratory crowd outside the Tel … Continue reading

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14 May 1885 Birth of Otto Klemperer #otdimjh

14 May 1885 Birth of Otto Klemperer, great conductor of the 20th century #otdimjh Otto Klemperer (14 May 1885 – 6 July 1973) was a German conductor and composer. He is widely regarded as one of the leading conductors of the … Continue reading

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13 May 1782 Death of Joshua ben Abraham Herschel #otdimjh

13 May 1782 Death of Joshua ben Abraham Herschel #otdimjh Joshua ben Abraham Herschel (aka Friedrich Albrecht Augusti), was born in the middle of the seventeenth century and  died at Prostnitz at the beginning of the eighteenth century. He was baptized … Continue reading

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