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Buber, Salomon
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(Feb 12, 1827, Lviv – Dec 18, 1906, Lviv), one of the most important scholars of Jewish Midrash and Haggadah in the 19th century, scion of a famed rabbinic family, lived as an Orthodox Jew, bore the title “Imperial Adviser,” and was the first to publish a long series of midrashic works with texts edited with academic care, also including some never before published, thereby placing midrash research on a firm philological foundation. Furthermore, he reconstructed texts transmitted only fragmentarily and edited many midrash editions.


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Amir, Yehoyada, “Buber, Salomon”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 27 May 2022 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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