Cohen, Abraham

   English scholar. He was born in Reading. He served as minister to the Birmingham Hebrew Congregation and was the first minister to preside over the Board of Deputies of British Jews. He edited the Soncino Books of the Bible.

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  • COHEN, ABRAHAM — (1887–1957), Anglo Jewish clergyman, scholar, and communal leader. Cohen, who was born in Reading and grew up in the East End of London, was educated at London and Cambridge Universities. He became a minister in Manchester in 1909 and in 1913… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Abraham Cohen — may refer to:* Abraham Cohen Labatt, pioneer of Reform Judaism * Abraham Cohen Pimentel, Orthodox rabbi * Abraham Cohen de Herrera, religious philosopher and cabalist * Abraham Cohen (editor), rabbinical editor of the Soncino Books of the Bibleee …   Wikipedia

  • COHEN, DAVID — (1883–1967), Dutch historian and prominent Jewish and Zionist leader. Cohen, who was born at Deventer, east Holland, was professor of ancient history at the universities of Leiden and Amsterdam from 1924 to 1953 (except for the years of Nazi… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Abraham ben Samuel Cohen of Lask — was a Jewish ascetic who flourished at the end of the 18th century. He went to live at Jerusalem in 1785, but afterward traveled through Europe as an agent for the collection of donations for the Polish Jews in the Land of Israel, making… …   Wikipedia

  • COHEN, MORRIS — (1911– ), U.S. metallurgist. Born in Chelsea, Mass., Cohen received his doctorate from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1936. He then joined the staff at MIT as an assistant professor, becoming an associate professor in 1941. He… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Abraham Isaac Kook — (1865–1935) was the first Ashkenazi chief rabbi of the British Mandate for Palestine, the founder of the Religious Zionist Yeshiva Merkaz HaRav, Jewish thinker, Halachist, Kabbalist and a renowned Torah scholar. He is known in Hebrew as הרב אברהם …   Wikipedia

  • Abraham Cohen Labatt — (1802, Charleston, South Carolina August 16, 1899, Galveston, Texas) was a prominent pioneer of Reform Judaism in the United States in the 19th century, founding several early congregations. A Sephardic Jew, he was one of the organizers of the… …   Wikipedia

  • Cohen — ist ein jüdischer Familienname. Der Familienname hat die höchste Verbreitung vergleichbar mit Müller und Schmidt in der deutschsprachigen Welt oder mit Smith in der englischsprachigen Welt. Herkunft und Bedeutung Cohen ist der biblische Name von… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Abraham Cohen de Herrera — ( he. רבי אברהם כהן בן דוד דה הירירה) also known as Alonso Nunez de Herrera or Abaham Irira (c. 1570 ndash; c. 1635) was a religious philosopher and cabbalist. He is supposed by the historian Heinrich Graetz to have been born in 1570. He is… …   Wikipedia

  • Abraham Cohen Pimentel — (died March 21, 1697) was an rabbi of Amsterdam. He was a student of Saul Levi Morteira, and he also served as hakham of the synagogue in Hamburg[1] and was initially a signator to a letter of approbation for Sabbatai Zevi.[2] He was the author… …   Wikipedia

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