Est: $2,000 - $3,000
At the tender age of 28, Moses Juda Lewenstein (1830-64) was appointed Chief Rabbi of the combined Sephardic and Aschkenazic congregations in Paramaribo, Dutch Guyana. Educated at the University of Leiden, Lewenstein followed strictly Orthodox religious practice. See M. H. Gans, Memorbook (1977) pp. 453, 555.