- Cohon, Samuel Solomon
- (1888-1959)American theologian. He was born in Minsk. He became professor of theology at the Hebrew Union College in 1923. He was active in the Central Conference of American Rabbis and served as the principal draftsman of the Columbus Platform, the statement of principles of Reform Judaism. He was an editor of the Union Haggadah and the Rabbis' Manual, and his writings include What We Jews Believe.
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