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Irish Rabbis - Chief Rabbis of Ireland, Irish Orthodox Rabbis, Immanuel Jakobovits, Baron Jakobovits, Yitzhak Halevi Herzog, David Rosen (Paperback) Loot Price: R261
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Irish Rabbis - Chief Rabbis of Ireland, Irish Orthodox Rabbis, Immanuel Jakobovits, Baron Jakobovits, Yitzhak Halevi Herzog,...

Irish Rabbis - Chief Rabbis of Ireland, Irish Orthodox Rabbis, Immanuel Jakobovits, Baron Jakobovits, Yitzhak Halevi Herzog, David Rosen (Paperback)

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Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Chief Rabbis of Ireland, Irish Orthodox Rabbis, Immanuel Jakobovits, Baron Jakobovits, Yitzhak Halevi Herzog, David Rosen, Gedaliah Silverstone, Isaac Cohen, Yaakov Pearlman, Gavin Broder. Excerpt: Immanuel Jakobovits, Baron Jakobovits, Kt (8 February 192131 October 1999) was the Chief Rabbi of the United Hebrew Congregations of the Commonwealth from 1967 to 1991. His successor is the present Chief Rabbi, Jonathan Sacks. Jakobovits was born in Knigsberg, East Prussia, Germany (now Kaliningrad, Russia), where his father Julius was a community rabbi. The family moved to Berlin in the 1920s, where his father became rabbinical judge on a local Beth Din, but fled the country in time to escape Nazi persecutions. In the United Kingdom he completed his higher education, including a period at the Etz Chaim Yeshiva in London, studying under and receiving Semicha from the renowned Rabbis Elya Lopian, Leib Gurwicz and Nachman Shlomo Greenspan. He also studied in Jews' College and the University of London. He married Amlie Munk of Paris, the daughter of a prominent rabbi, who would support his community work throughout his life. They had six children. Lady Amelie passed away in May 2010, and was buried alongside her husband, on Jerusalem's Mt. of Olives. His first position was as rabbi of the Brondesbury synagogue. In 1949, at the relatively young age of 27, he was appointed Chief Rabbi of the declining Jewish community of Ireland. This was to be a stepping stone towards a greater rabbinical career, and in 1958 he assumed the rabbinate of the Fifth Avenue Synagogue in New York, a position he held until 1966, when he was called to the Chief Rabbinate of the United Hebrew Congregations of the British Commonwealth. He held this position until his retireme... More: http://booksllc.net/?id=876456

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Imprint: Books + Company
Country of origin: United States
Release date: June 2010
First published: June 2010
Creators: Books Llc
Dimensions: 152 x 229 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 36
ISBN-13: 978-1-157-85806-5
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-157-85806-6
Barcode: 9781157858065

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