DUSCHAK, MORDECAI (Moritz ; 1815–1890), rabbi, teacher, and writer. Duschak was born in Triesch, Moravia. He studied under Moses *Sofer in Pressburg, and later was appointed rabbi in Aussee and in Gaya, both in Moravia. From 1877 he occupied the post of preacher and teacher in Cracow. Toward the end of his life he moved to Vienna, where he remained until his death. Duschak published many studies on talmudic topics and Jewish scholarship in both Hebrew and German.
His noteworthy books in German are Umriss des biblisch-talmudischen Synagogen-Rechtes (1853), Das mosaischtalmudische Eherecht (1864), Geschichte und Darstellung des juedischen Cultus (1866), Das mosaisch-talmudische Strafrecht (1869), Zur Botanik des Talmud (1870), Die biblisch-talmudische Glaubenslehre (1873), and Tor Esier (against the Blood *Libel, 1883). In Hebrew he published Yerushalayimha-Benuyah (1880, combining the Babylonian and Jerusalem Talmuds in order to explain the mishnayot of tractates Eruvin, Pesahim, Megillah, and Yoma).
Zeitlin, Bibliotheca, 39, 71; M. Schwab, Répertoire des Articles… (1914–23), 106f., s.v.; A. Bauminger et al. (eds.), Sefer Cracow (1959), 103f.; Kressel, Leksikon, 1 (1965), 546, s.v.
"Duschak, Mordecai." Encyclopaedia Judaica. . Encyclopedia.com. (February 20, 2019). https://www.encyclopedia.com/religion/encyclopedias-almanacs-transcripts-and-maps/duschak-mordecai
"Duschak, Mordecai." Encyclopaedia Judaica. . Retrieved February 20, 2019 from Encyclopedia.com: https://www.encyclopedia.com/religion/encyclopedias-almanacs-transcripts-and-maps/duschak-mordecai
Encyclopedia.com gives you the ability to cite reference entries and articles according to common styles from the Modern Language Association (MLA), The Chicago Manual of Style, and the American Psychological Association (APA).
Within the “Cite this article” tool, pick a style to see how all available information looks when formatted according to that style. Then, copy and paste the text into your bibliography or works cited list.
Because each style has its own formatting nuances that evolve over time and not all information is available for every reference entry or article, Encyclopedia.com cannot guarantee each citation it generates. Therefore, it’s best to use Encyclopedia.com citations as a starting point before checking the style against your school or publication’s requirements and the most-recent information available at these sites:
Modern Language Association
The Chicago Manual of Style
American Psychological Association
- Most online reference entries and articles do not have page numbers. Therefore, that information is unavailable for most Encyclopedia.com content. However, the date of retrieval is often important. Refer to each style’s convention regarding the best way to format page numbers and retrieval dates.
- In addition to the MLA, Chicago, and APA styles, your school, university, publication, or institution may have its own requirements for citations. Therefore, be sure to refer to those guidelines when editing your bibliography or works cited list.