Leo Yehuda Munk

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Leo Yehuda Munk

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Altona,now Hamburg, Germany
Death: Died in Marburg, Hessen, Germany
Immediate Family:

Son of Elias Munk and Jenny Scheine Rachel Munk
Husband of Selma Munk
Brother of Michel Yechiel Arieh Lewin Munk Hacohen; Samuel Munk; Ezra Munk; Guste Fischer; Helena Munk and 8 others

Occupation: Dr. phil., 1876 Bez.rabbiner in Marburg
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About Leo Yehuda Munk

The Unbroken Chain (1990), Neil Rosenstein, page 121, G13.1 has birth in 1827 - apparently an error - his father was born in 1818.

R Dr Jehudah (Leo or Leon) Munk, district rabbi and ABD Marburg, a Prussian Town in Hesse-Nassau province.

He married Selma Abraham having no issue


LEO (1851–1917), was district rabbi at Marburg (Hesse) from 1876. He took an active part in the work of the *Deutsch-Israelitischer Gemeindebund, the *Hilfsverein der deutschen Juden, and the rabbinical associations, both general and Orthodox. Among his publications was a scholarly edition of Targum Sheni on Esther (1876). ELIE (b. 1900–1981), Ezra's nephew, a rabbi and writer, was district rabbi of Ansbach (Bavaria) from 1926, and from 1937 was rabbi of the Communauté Israélite de la Stricte Observance in Paris. His published works include Die Welt der Gebete (2 vols. (1938); Eng., The World of Prayer, 2 vols., 1954–63), a commentary on the siddur; Das Licht der Ewigkeit (1935); La justice sociale en Israel (1947); Rachel (on the duties of Jewish women; 19515); and a translation into French of Rashi's Pentateuch commentary (1957).

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Leo Yehuda Munk's Timeline

1851
October 23, 1851
Altona,now Hamburg, Germany
1917
February 2, 1917
Age 65
Marburg, Hessen, Germany