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Heinemann, Isaak
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(Jun 5, 1878, Frankfurt am Main – Jul 28, 1957, Jerusalem). After studying classical philology, Isaak Heinemann taught at grammar schools, at the Jewish Theological Seminary in Wrocław (Breslau; 1919–1938), where he was editor of the Monatsschrift (MGWJ) from 1919 onward, and at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem (from 1938). During the Breslau years, the ties between Hellenistic and Jewish philosophy were the main focus of his work, which soon concentrated on Philo, whose writings he copublished in German translation (6 vols., 1909–1938; 7 vols. 21962–1964). Philo…

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Stemberger, Günter, “Heinemann, Isaak”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 04 August 2021 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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