- (1879-1969)French com-munal leader. He was born in Kamenets-Podol'skiy in the Ukraine. He was a crown rabbi in Gorodnya from 1906. Later he settled in France, where he founded the Centre de Documentation Juive Contemporaines during World War II. He also encouraged the establishment of a memorial to the unknown Jewish martyr in Paris; this initiative came to fruition in 1956.
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