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Abraham Cohen, MA, PhD, D.H.L.

Birthdate: (70)
Birthplace: Reading, Berkshire, England
Death: Died
Place of Burial: Birmingham, West Midlands, England, United Kingdom
Immediate Family:

Son of Jacob Cohen and <private> Cohen (Skitten)
Husband of Bessie Cohen
Father of <private> COHEN; <private> Simon (Cohen); <private> Cohen and <private> Jacobson (Cohen)
Brother of Ada Cohen; <private> Cohen; Nettie Cohen and Gertrude Cohen

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About Rev Dr Abraham Cohen MA, PhD, D.H.L.

President of the Board of Deputies of British Jews

Minister at Singers Hill Synagogue, Birmingham

Editor of the Soncino Chumash


Abraham Cohen (editor)

Abraham Cohen (born 1887, Reading, Berkshire; died 1957) was a Jewish-British scholar. [1]

He was the editor of the Soncino Books of the Bible and also participated in the Soncino translation of the Talmud and Midrash. [2] [3]

He attended the University of London and Cambridge and was a minister of Birmingham Hebrew Congregation from 1933. He also participated actively in the World Jewish Congress and the Zionist movement. [4]

Works

Everyman's Talmud The Major Teachings of the Rabbinic Sages (1932)

The Parting of the Ways: Judaism and the Rise of Christianity (1954)

References

1. http://www.4enoch.org/wiki/index.php?title=Abraham_Cohen_%281887-1957%29,_scholar

2. http://www.randomhouse.com/author/results.pperl?authorid=5257

3. http://www.4enoch.org/wiki/index.php?title=Abraham_Cohen_%281887-1957%29,_scholar

4. http://www.ibs.it/code/9788842057338/cohen-abraham/talmud.html

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Abraham Cohen

  • 1891 England & Wales Census
  • Birth: Circa 1887 - Reading
  • Residence: 1891 - 126 Old Montague St, St Mary, London, England
  • Parents: Jacob Cohen, Leah Cohen
  • Siblings: Ada Cohen, Joseph Cohen

Abraham Cohen

  • 1901 England & Wales Census
  • Birth: Circa 1887 - Reading
  • Residence: 1901 - 24 Ford Sqr, Mile End Old Town Part of, London, England
  • Parents: Jacob Cohen, Leah Cohen
  • Siblings: Ada Cohen, Joseph Cohen, Nettie Cohen, Gertie Cohen

Abraham Cohen

  • 1911 England & Wales Census
  • Birth: Circa 1887 - Reading, Berkshire
  • Residence: Apr 2 1911 - 2. Murray Street, Broughton, Lancashire, England
  • Wife: Bessie Cohen

Abraham Cohen

  • Ellis Island and Other New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1957
  • Birth: Circa 1887 - Reading, England
  • Arrival: 1944 - New York, New York, United States
  • Relative in country of origin: Mrs Bessie Cohen (Wife)

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http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=90150460

REV. ABRAHAM COHEN

Birth: 1887 Reading Berkshire, England

Death: May 28, 1957

Anglo-Jewish clergyman, scholar, and communal leader, Dr. MA, PhD, D.H.L. He grew up in the East End of London, and was educated at London and Cambridge Universities. He became a minister in Manchester in 1909 and in 1913 minister to the Birmingham Hebrew Congregation, where he remained for 36 years. He was active in the World Jewish Congress and in the Zionist movement. He was the first minister to preside over the Board of Deputies of British Jews (from 1949 to 1955), which he greatly strengthened by a combination of firmness and diplomacy. He edited the Soncino (municipality) Books of the Bible, himself translating the Psalms, and participated in the Soncino translation of the "Talmud and Midrash." His writings include "Everyman's Talmud" (1949 2 ), An Anglo-Jewish Scrapbook (1968 2 ), and "Teachings of Maimonides" (1927). He assisted Chief Rabbi Joseph.

Burial: Witton Jewish Cemetery Birmingham Warwickshire, England Plot: Sec. K Row 7 Grave 1199 (K7 / 1199)


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  • Record added: May 14, 2012
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Rev Dr Abraham Cohen MA, PhD, D.H.L.'s Timeline

1887
1887
Reading, Berkshire, England
1957
May 28, 1957
Age 70
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Birmingham, West Midlands, England, United Kingdom