Max Englander, Hebrew Scholar
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Max Englander, Hebrew Scholar

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Max Englander, Hebrew scholar, teacher and poet, died at his home Saturday. He was 92 years old. Mr. Englander, father of Dr. Henry Englander, professor of Bible commentary at Hebrew Union College, actively participated in educational work. Born in 1841 near Budapest, he taught German and Hebrew in the government schools of Hungary for a number of years. He came to Cincinnati more than fifty years ago. He taught German and Hebrew to private classes until fifteen years ago, when he retired.

Besides Dr. Englander, he is survived by two other sons, I. Englander and Samuel E. Englander, and three daughters, Mrs. Horace Ginberg, Mrs. M. Levine and Miss Frieda Englander.

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