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Abraham Geiger

German rabbi and scholar

Died when: 64 years 152 days (772 months)
Star Sign: Gemini


Abraham Geiger

Abraham Geiger (Hebrew: אַבְרָהָם גַיְיגֶר ʼAvrāhām Gīgər; 24 May 1810 – 23 October 1874) was a German rabbi and scholar, considered the founding father of Reform Judaism.

Emphasizing Judaism's constant development along history and universalist traits, Geiger sought to re-formulate received forms and design what he regarded as a religion compliant with modern times.

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