- (1838-1922)Russian author. He was born in Vilkomir. He became the secretary and chief assistant of Isaac Elhanan Spektor, the rabbi at Kovno, and opposed the Haskalah and Zionism. His Zikhron Yaakov is a book of reminiscences which casts light on Russian Jewish history.
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Jacob Kaplan — Le grand rabbin de France Jacob Kaplan (à droite) remet les insignes de Chevalier de la légion d’honneur au grand rabbin Max Warschawski à l’hospice Élisa de Strasbourg, le 27 juin 1978 … Wikipédia en Français
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