Kaplan, Jacob

(b. 1895)
   French rabbi and author. He was born in Paris. He held rabbinical positions in Mulhouse, Alsace and Paris. During the German occupation of France he worked with the Resistance movement. In 1950 he became chief rabbi of Paris, and in 1955 was appointed chief rabbi of France. He was a lecturer at the Institut d'Etudes Politiques and a member of the Academie des Sciences Morales et Politiques in Paris. His writings include Le Judaisme et la justice sociale, Racisme et Judaisme, French Jewry Under the Occupation, Le Judaisme dans la societe contemporaine and Temoignages sur Israel.

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  • Jacob Klein (philosopher) — Jacob Klein ( lv. Jēkabs Kleins; March 3 1899 ndash; 16 July 1978) was a German American philosopher and interpreter of Plato.Klein was born in Libau (Liepāja). He studied at Berlin and Marburg, where he received his Ph.D. in 1922. A student of… …   Wikipedia

  • Jacob Löwenberg — Jacob Loewenberg als Student Jakob Loewenberg (* 9. März 1856 in Niederntudorf bei Salzkotten (Provinz Westfalen); † 9. Februar 1929 in Hamburg) war ein deutscher Schriftsteller und Pädagoge …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Kaplan — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Kaplan est un nom porté par plusieurs personnalités et quelques lieux. Il peut s agir d un patronyme juif pour les Cohanim (dérivé de l italien cappellano …   Wikipédia en Français

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