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Judah Monis

Death: Died in Cambridge, MA, USA
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Husband of Abigail Morris

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About Judah Monis

Judah Monis (February 4, 1683 – April 25, 1764)[1] was North America's first college instructor of the Hebrew language, teaching at Harvard College from 1722 to 1760, and authored the first Hebrew textbook published in North America. Monis was also the first Jew to receive a college degree in the American colonies.[2] His conversion to Christianity made him a figure of some controversy to both Jews and Christians.

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Judah Monis's Timeline

February 4, 1683
April 25, 1764
Age 81
Cambridge, MA, USA