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Rabbi Judah Monis
Birth: Feb. 4, 1683
Death: Apr. 25, 1764

America's first Hebrew instructor. He taught at Harvard University for 38 years, from 1722-1760. He was one of the earlist Jewish converts to Christianity in the United States. In 1735, he published the first Hebrew grammar textbook in North America. (bio by: Rich H.) 
 
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  Abigail Marrett Monis (1701 - 1760)*
 
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Inscription:
Here lies buried the remains of RABBI
JUDAH MONIS, MA, late HEBREW
instructor at HARVARD College in
Cambridge in which office he continued 40
years. He was by Birth and Religion a Jew but
embraced the Christian faith and was publicly
baptized at Cambridge, AD 1722 and
departed this life April 25, 1764 Aged
81 years 2 months and 21 days.
 
Burial:
Howard Street Cemetery
Northborough
Worcester County
Massachusetts, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Rich H.
Record added: Oct 12, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 11940136
Rabbi Judah Monis
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Rabbi Judah Monis
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