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Berlin Seminary Head, Rabbi Hildesheimer, Dies at 70 After Short Illness

Rabbi Meier Hildesheimer, 70, died here today after a short illness. Rabbi Hildesheimer was spiritual leader of Congregation Adas Israel in Berlin and director of the Berlin rabbinical seminary.

He was born in Eisenstadt, Germany, son of the well-known Rabbi Israel Hildesheimer, and was educated in German schools. Dr. Hildesheimer was a member of the central committee of the Agudath Israel, orthodox Jewish group, and a member of the executive of the Central Union of German Citizens of the Jewish Faith.