Educator; born in Alzey, Germany
, Aug. 13, 1851; was graduated at Columbia University in 1870 and then studied in Germany
In 1874-76 he was Professor
of Hebrew and Oriental Literature at Cornell University; and in 1876 he founded the New York Society of Ethical Culture, before which he has since lectured on Sundays.
On May 5, 1901, at its twenty-fifth anniversary, in recognition
of Dr. Adler
's services, the society presented him with $10.000 as a nucleus of a larger fund the income of which is to be employed in developing the natural gifts of worthy young men and women.
is a member of the editorial board of the International journal of Ethics
His publications include Creed and deed
; The moral instruction of children