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  • United Kingdom & Commonwealth: Chief Rabbis and Famous British Jewish Leaders

    The past British Chief Rabbi, Lord Jonathan Sacks said: “Soul touched soul across the boundaries of faith, and there was a blessed moment of healing” .  Photo . Lord Immanuel Jakobovits , a prior chief rabbi, was awarded the world's richest religious prize, the Templeton Prize for Progress in Religion, in 1991. The position of chief rabbi in the United Kingd...

  • Chief Rabbis of Paris

    ENNERY, MARCHAND French rabbi; brother of Jonas Ennery; born at Nancy 1792; died at Paris Aug. 21, 1852; studied Talmud under Baruch Guggenheim and at the rabbinical school of Herz Scheuer, in Mayence. He went to Paris, became teacher in the family of a wealthy coreligionist, and in 1819 was appointed director of the new Jewish school at Nancy. At this time he published his Hebrew-French lexi...