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Otto Israel H.M. Lehman

Otto Israel H.M. Lehman, curator emeritus, educator. Rabbi, 1938. Editor: Handbook of Hebrew and Aramaic Manuscripts; contributor to Spanish Encyclopedia dela Biblia, 6 vols., 1969, Encyclopedia Judaica, 16 vols., 1962; translator of Chief Rabbi Doctor J.H. Hertz's Pentateuch and Haftorahs into German.

Background

  • Lehman, Otto Israel H.M. was born on March 6, 1912. Came to the United States, 1964. Son of Max L. and Constance L. (M├╝nchenburg) Lehman.

  • Education

    • BLitt, St. Catherines College/Oxford University. Master of Arts, St. Catherines College/Oxford University. Doctor of Philosophy, St. Catherines College/Oxford University.

    Career

    • Assistant to keeper of Oriental manuscripts Bodleian Library., University Oxford, England. Lecturer Leo Baeck College, London. Visiting professor Spertus College, Chicago.

      Curator of manuscripts and special collections Hebrew Union College, Cincinnati, emeritus curator. Adjunct professor department religion Miami University, Oxford, ohio.

    Major achievements

    • Rabbi, 1938.

    Religion

    Denomination: Judaism

    Membership

    Editor: Handbook of Hebrew and Aramaic Manuscripts. Contributor to Spanish Encyclopedia dela Biblia, 6 vols., 1969, Encyclopedia Judaica, 16 vols., 1962. Translator of Chief Rabbi Doctor J.H. Hertz's Pentateuch and Haftorahs into German.

    Connections

    • father: Max L. Lehman
    • mother: Constance L. (M├╝nchenburg) Lehman
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    Born March 6, 1912