KRONER, THEODOR (1845–1923), German rabbi and teacher. Kroner, who was born in Dyhernfurth, was rabbi in Muenster (1869); director (1872) of the Jewish Teachers' Seminary at Muenster; Landesrabbiner of Saxony-Weimar (1883); rabbi of Erfurt; and rabbi of Stuttgart (1893). He was active in Jewish educational and welfare activities and founded the Verein israelitischer Kultusbeamten Mitteldeutschlands. His publications include Geschichte der Juden in Erfurt (1884); Geschichte der Juden von Esra bis zur Jetztzeit (1899); Die Juden in Wuerttemberg (1899); and De Abrahami Bedaresii vita et operibus (1868). He also edited several popular and pedagogical journals. On his 70th birthday, his colleagues published a Festschrift in his honor (1917).
Israelitisches Familienblatt, 17:18 (May 6, 1915), 3.
[Jacob Hirsch Haberman]