Hevesi (Handler), Simon

(1868-1943)
   Hungarian scholar and rabbi. In 1894 he was appointed rabbi of Kassa, and later became chief rabbi of Budapest. From 1905 he was lecturer in homiletics and Jewish philosophy at the Budapest Rabbinical Seminary. His publications include a Hungarian translation of the liturgy.

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