Levi, Israel

(1856-1939)
   French rabbi. He was born in Paris. He began teaching Jewish history at the Ecole Rabbinique in 1892, and the Talmud and rabbinic literature at the Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes in 1896. In 1886 he became editor of the Revue des Etudes Juives. From 1919 to 1938 he was the chief rabbi of the French Central Consistoire. He published studies of the Bible, Apocrypha, Talmud, midrash and Jewish history.

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