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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 Kingdom emerged in the 18t...

  • 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...