Pool, David de Sola

   American rabbi, communal leader and historian. He was born in London. After moving to the US he became minister of Congregation Shearith Israel in New York in 1907. He wrote studies in the fields of American Jewish history, religion, education and Zionism, and edited and translated liturgical works.

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  • POOL, DAVID DE SOLA — (1885–1970), U.S. rabbi, civic and communal leader, and historian. Pool, who was born in London, pursued his rabbinic studies, first at Jews College, London, and then at the Hildesheimer Rabbinical Seminary in Berlin. Pool went to the U.S. in… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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  • LICHTENSTEIN, TEHILLA — (1894–1973), spiritual leader of the Society of Jewish Science in New York City from 1938 to 1973. Lichtenstein was the first woman to serve as religious leader of an ongoing U.S. Jewish congregation. Born in Jerusalem to Chava (Cohen) and Rabbi… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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