Beer, Rachel (Richa)
- (1858-1927)British newspaper publisher and editor. Born in Bombay, she was brought to England at an early age. After serving as a voluntary hospital nurse, she married F. A. Beer. In 1893 she bought the Sunday Times and became its editor. She was also a gifted musician.
Dictionary of Jewish Biography. Dan Cohn-Sherbok.
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Beer, Rachel (Richa) — (1858–1927) British newspaper publisher and editor. Born in Bombay into the well known SASSOON family Rachel was brought to England at an early age. After serving as a voluntary hospital nurse, she married F.A.Beer, owner of the Observer, and… … Who’s Who in Jewish History after the period of the Old Testament
BEER, RACHEL — (Richa; 1858–1927), owner and editor of the Sunday Times, London, 1893–1904. Rachel Beer was born in Bombay, the daughter of sasson david sassoon and Flora (Farḥa) Reuben of Baghdad. She was an infant when the family settled in England. In an age … Encyclopedia of Judaism
Sassoon Family — ‘The ROTHSCHILDS of the East’. The founder of the family was Sheik Sassoon ibn Salah (1750–1830), who was head of the Jewish community in Baghdad for forty years. For more than two centuries the family produced men of wealth and learning. Its… … Who’s Who in Jewish History after the period of the Old Testament