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On November 19, 1915, rabbi, scholar and educator Solomon Schechter died at the age of 67, in New York City. Schechter, born in the Romanian town of Focsani in 1847, is remembered for landmark contributions in two principal fields. As one of the first to recognize the historical importance of the documents found in the Cairo Genizah, he arranged for a vast cache of them to be brought to Cambridge...