This Day in Jewish History Isaac Leeser, Towering Figure of 19th Century U.S. Judaism, Is Born

Leeser was a prolific teacher, author, translator and leader of the 'regeneration' of American Judaism in the mid-1800s.

December 12, 1806 is the birthdate of Isaac Leeser, the German-born religious leader whose work as a congregational minister, author, translator...