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Isaac Mayer Wise (1819–1900)

Wise, Isaac Mayer. A Jewish rabbi and author; born at Steingrab, April 3, 1819; died at Cincinnati, March 26, 1900. He was president of the Hebrew Union College, Cincinnati, OH, after 1854. He was a leader of the reform movement in American Judaism; and besides editing the Israelite, he wrote: ‘History of the Israelitish Nation’ (1854); ‘Essence of Judaism’ (1860); ‘Judaism: its Doctrines and Duties’ (1862); ‘The Martyrdom of Jesus of Nazareth’ (1874); ‘The Cosmic God’ (1876); etc.