Vienna (Jun. 30)
Dr. David Feuchtwang, noted rabbi and scholar, has been elected chief rabbi of Vienna, succeeding to the post made vacant by the death in 1927 of Chief Rabbi Hirsch Perez Chajes. Dr. Feuchtwang, who is a native of Nikolsburg, Moravia, and the son of Chief Rabbi Dr. Meyer Feuchtwang is 69 years old. He is known for several literary works and for his studies in Jewish history and Assyriology. He has served as an inspector of Jewish education and has lectured at the Jewish teachers’ seminary and at the Talmudical academy.
He studied at the Universities of Vienna and Berlin.