Moses Mendelssohn Dies in Berlin

Moses Mendelssohn Dies in Berlin

Moses Mendelssohn
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Jewish philosopher Moses Mendelssohn dies in Berlin, Germany. Although he was himself a practicing Orthodox Jew, Moses Mendelssohn was not only the father of the Jewish Enlightenment but also of Reform Judaism.

Mendelssohn made forceful arguments for religious toleration, Jewish emancipation, and church/state separation.

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