Rev Shabtai Sabato Morias
שבתיRav, Congregation Mikveh Israel, Philadelphia, PA
Date of Death:
Thu. November 11, 1897 -
Cheshvan 17 5659
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Directions to Kever: Congregation Mikveh Israel Federal Street Cemetery is located in Philadelphia, The cemetery is open to the public only once a year on the Sunday before Yom Kippur. For other times or a private tour contact the Mikveh Israel office at (215) 922-5446 or via email: email@example.com. Location: Row: 6, Grave:5
Name Listed on Cemetery Database: Morias
Photo Caption: Rev Shabtai Sabato Morias, Credit: English Hebraica
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.
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