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Clergyman , educator

Moses Hyamson, Polish clergyman, educator.

Background

Hyamson, Moses was born on September 3, 1862 in Russian Poland. Son of Rabbi Nathan and Ellen Hyamson.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, London U., 1882. Bachelor of Laws, 1900, Doctor of Laws, 1912.

Career

Ordained rabbi, 1882. Served at Swansea, 5 years, Bristol, 3 years, Dalston Synagogue, Poet’s Road, Canonbury, 10 years. Ecclesiastical assessor to the chief rabbi, 1901-1911.

Acting in the chief rabbinate, 1901-1913. Came to the United States as rabbi Orach Chaim Congregation, New York, 1913. Professor of the Codes, Jewish Theological Seminary America, 1915-1940, professor emeritus since 1940.

Author: The Oral Law and Other Sermons, 1910. The Jewish Method of Slaying Animals from the Point of View of Humanity, 1923. Sabbath and Festival Addresses, 1935.

Editor: (also translator) Collatio Mosaicarum et Romanarum Legum, 1913. Bachya’s Duties of the Heart (introduction and first treatise), 1925 (parts 2 and 3), 1941. (parts 4 and 5), 1944.

(parts 6, 7 and 8), 1945. (parts 9 and 10), and Hebrew Poems by Bar Bachya, 1947. The Mishneh Torah of Malmonides Book I, 1937, Book II, 1949.

Articles on religious topics. Proposed Plan for “Reform of the Calendar and the Sabbath,” 1930. The Blank Day Device in Proposed Plans for Calendar Reform, 1931.

Address: 65 E. 96th St., New York City 28.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: The Oral Law and Other Sermons, 1910. The Jewish Method of Slaying Animals from the Point of View of Humanity, 1923. Sabbath and Festival Addresses, 1935.Editor: (also translator) Collatio Mosaicarum et Romanarum Legum, 1913. Bachya’s Duties of the Heart (introduction and first treatise), 1925 (parts 2 and 3), 1941. (parts 4 and 5), 1944.(parts 6, 7 and 8), 1945. (parts 9 and 10), and Hebrew Poems by Bar Bachya, 1947. The Mishneh Torah of Malmonides Book I, 1937, Book II, 1949.Articles on religious topics. Proposed Plan for “Reform of the Calendar and the Sabbath,” 1930. The Blank Day Device in Proposed Plans for Calendar Reform, 1931.

Connections

Married Sara Gordon, 1893.

father:
Rabbi Nathan

mother:
Ellen Hyamson

spouse:
Sara Gordon