Kahn, Zadoc

   Chief rabbi of France. Kahn became the last chief rabbi of France in 1889. During the DREYFUS Affair he tried unsuccessfully to get the ultra-conservative leaders of the community to come out in support of Dreyfus. He was sympathetic to Jewish settlement in Palestine but opposed to the idea of a Jewish state and stressed the patriotism of French Jews. In 1880 Kahn was one of the founder-members of the Society of Jewish Studies and became its president. It issued an important publication, Revue des Etudes Juives.

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  • KAHN, ZADOC — (Zadig; 1839–1905), chief rabbi of France. Born in Mommenheim, Alsace, Kahn was the son of a village peddler. His mother was the daughter of Rabbi Isaac Weyl (Reb Eisik) of Wintzheim, whose father, Jacob Meyer, was a member of the Sanhedrin… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Zadoc Kahn — (18 February 1839, Mommenheim, Alsace 8 December 1905, Paris) was an alsatian French rabbi and chief rabbi of France.LifeIn 1856 he entered the rabbinical school of Metz, finishing his theological studies at the same institution after it had been …   Wikipedia

  • Zadoc Kahn — (Zadok Khan, Zadok Kahn; * 18. Februar 1839 in Mommenheim, Elsass; † 8. Dezember 1905 in Paris) war seit 1868 Grossrabbiner (grand rabbin) von Paris und (seit 1889) von Frankreich (vor dem 1905 eingeführten Gesetz zur Trennung von Religion und… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Kahn (Begriffsklärung) — Kahn bezeichnet: ein kleines Boot oder Schiff, siehe Kahn Kahn ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Abdul Kadir Khan (* 1936), pakistanischer Nuklearingenieur Albert Kahn (1860–1940), französischer Bankier Albert Kahn (Architekt) (1869–1942) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Kahn — is a German surname. Kahn is the German word for a small boat. It is also a Germanized form of the Jewish surname Cohen, another variant of which is Cahn. People with the surname Kahn * Albert Kahn (banker) (1860 ndash;1940), French banker,… …   Wikipedia

  • Zadoc Kahn — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Kahn. Photo de Zadoc Kahn prise par Nadar Bibliothèque nationale Zadoc Kahn (né le 18 février 1839 à Mommenheim mort le …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Kahn — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Sommaire 1 Patronyme 1.1 Nom composé 2 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Zadoc-Kahn — (1839 1905)    Chief rabbi of France. He was chief rabbi of Paris from 1869 and later chief rabbi of France from 1889. He was a founder of La Societe Juive and La Revue des Etudes Juives …   Dictionary of Jewish Biography

  • Z. Kahn — Zadoc Kahn Pour les articles homonymes, voir Kahn. Photo de Zadoc Kahn prise par Nadar Bibliothèque Nationale Zadoc Kahn ( …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Julien Weill — (1873, Versailles avril 1950, Paris) est un rabbin français, qui était grand rabbin de Paris lorsque les Allemands envahirent la capitale, durant la Seconde Guerre mondiale. Sommaire 1 Éléments biographiques 2 La Revue des Études Juives …   Wikipédia en Français

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