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Rev Shabtai Sabato Morias

August 30th, 2012 · No Comments

Rev Shabtai Sabato Morias

שבתי

Rav, Congregation Mikveh Israel, Philadelphia, PA

Date of Death: Thu. November 11, 1897 - Cheshvan 17 5659

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Cemetery:

Cemetery Details

Directions to Kever: Congregation Mikveh Israel Federal Street Cemetery - Philadelphia Location: Row: 6, Grave:5

Name Listed on Cemetery Database: Morias

Biographical Notes:

Sabato Morias
Photo Caption: Rev Shabtai Sabato Morias, Credit: English Hebraica

 

Bio Information:
Hazan of Mikveh Israel 1851-1897: noted for his anti-slavery sermons. Involved in the education of children and adults, he worked for the Hebrew Sunday School Society, the Hebrew Education Society and the Young Men’s Hebrew Association (YMHA). A founder and first president of the Jewish Theological Seminary and professor of Bible there. He worked in behalf of Russian immigrants, settling disagreements between workers and employers.
Adapted: from the Congregation Mikveh Israel website.


Credit: Louis Kessler, Congregation Mikveh Israel

Tags: Pennsylvania · Philadelphia, PA · Pre 1900

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