Revel, Bernard

(1885-1940)
   American educator and scholar. He was born in Kovno, Lithuania, and settled in the US in 1906. Initially he ran an oil-refining business in Oklahoma. In 1915, as rosh yeshivah, he reorganized the Isaac Elhanan Yeshiva, and in the folowing year founded the Talmudic Academy in New York. In 1928 he founded Yeshiva College which he directed as president. He wrote studies of Targum Jonathan, Josephus, Jubilees, the development of ancient exegesis and Karaism.

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  • Bernard Revel — Bernard (Dov) Revel (September 17, 1885 1940) was an Orthodox rabbi and scholar. He served as the first President of Yeshiva College from 1915 until his death in 1940. The Bernard Revel Graduate School of Jewish Studies at Yeshiva University, as… …   Wikipedia

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