Marcus, Jacob Rader

(1896-1995)
   American rabbi and historian. He was born in Connellsville, Pennsylvania. He taught history from 1920 at the Hebrew Union College, where he founded the American Jewish Archives. He published numerous studies of American Jewry.

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