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Adolf Kurrein, Prof. Dr., Rabbi

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Trebitsch | Třebíč, Vysočina Region, Czech Republic
Death: Died in Teplitz | Teplice, Ústí nad Labem Region, Czech Republic
Place of Burial: Teplitz | Teplice, Ústí nad Labem Region, Czech Republic
Immediate Family:

Son of Markus Kurrein and Bella Elisabeth (Alzbeta) Bassist
Husband of Jessica Kurrein
Father of Isidor Kurrein, Dr. phil.; Max Kurrein; Viktor Kurrein, Prof. Dr. phil., Rabbi; Herbert Kurrein and Elisabeth Rachele Lichtenstein
Brother of Caroline Kurrein
Half brother of Charlotte Bodascher and Netty Fürst

Managed by: Arthur William SPIRA
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About Adolf Kurrein, Prof. Dr., Rabbi

cf.: http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adolf_Kurrein

The Jewish Encyclopaedia, 1904 - 1916 Edition, has the following entry.

KURREIN, ADOLF: Austrian Rabbi: born January 28, 1846 at Trebitsch, Moravia. He received his doctorate from the University of Vienna. He was rabbi of St Pölten in 1872, of Zinz from 1872 to 1882, or Bielitz from 1882 to 1888 and in the last-named year was called in the same capacity to Teplitz, where he is still active. Kurrein is a disciple of Adolf Jellinek. Besides several collections of sermons entitled respectively "Magid Mereshit" (1880); "Maggid le-Adam" (1882); "Patriarchenbilder: I. Abraham" (1893), he is the author of the followin pamphlets: "Die Frau in Jüdischen Volke" (1885; 2nd ed, Bilin, 1901); "Traum und Wahrheit," a biography of Joseph (1887); "Arbeit unter Arbeitern" (1890); "Die Sociale Frage im Judentume" (1890); "Die Pflichten des Besitzes" (1892); "Der Friede" (1892); Das Kaddisch" (1896); Der Grabstein (1897); "Judaa und Rom" (1898); "Bibel, Heidentum, und Heidenbekehrung" (1899 2nd ed, 1901); "Brauchen die Juden Christenblut"" (1900); "Lichstrahlen aus den Reden Jellenek"s" prepared by him for Jellenek"s seventieth birthday. Kurrein edited the monthly "Jüdische Chronik" from 1894 to 1896 with S Stern and I Zeigler and from 1897 to 1902 alone. During the last four years this journal has advocated Zionism.

Adolf also wrote a number of contributions to that Encyclopedia. See: The Jewish Encyclopedia

Adolf married Jessie LOEWE, daughter of Louis LOEWE and Emma Silberstein. (Jessie LOEWE was born on 1 June 1849 in Broadstairs and died on 25 August 1934 in Vienna.)

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Adolf Kurrein, Prof. Dr., Rabbi's Timeline

1846
January 28, 1846
Trebitsch | Třebíč, Vysočina Region, Czech Republic
1878
1878
Age 31
Linz, Upper Austria, Austria
1879
July 29, 1879
Age 33
Linz, Austria
1881
January 1, 1881
Age 34
Linz, Upper Austria, Austria
1882
April 15, 1882
Age 36
Linz, Upper Austria, Austria
1885
October 13, 1885
Age 39
1919
October 23, 1919
Age 73
Teplitz | Teplice, Ústí nad Labem Region, Czech Republic
October 23, 1919
Age 73
Teplitz | Teplice, Ústí nad Labem Region, Czech Republic