This Day in Jewish History 1863: Prominent American Jew 'Sir Oracle' Is Born

Cyrus Adler was behind most important American Jewish institutions, for all that he didn't command much contemporary respect.

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September 13, 1863, is the birthdate of Cyrus Adler, the scholar and official who seems to have had a hand in the creation of most every American Jewish institution one could think of – and a few others as...