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Rabbis and their community studies in the Eastern European Orthodox rabbinate in Montreal, 1896-1930 by Ira Robinson

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Published by University of Calgary Press in Calgary .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Rabbis,
  • Jews,
  • Orthodox Judaism,
  • East European Jews,
  • Biography,
  • History

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementIra Robinson
ContributionsConcordia University. Institute for Canadian Jewish Studies
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBM750 .R63 2007
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 166 p. ;
Number of Pages166
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24912697M
ISBN 101552381862
ISBN 109781552381861
LC Control Number2008353202
OCLC/WorldCa156889961

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Rabbis and their Community introduces several rabbis who, in various ways, had a significant impact on their immediate congregations as well as the wider Montreal Jewish community. Most studies of the early North American rabbinate focus on only one rabbi. Here, though, Robinson carefully examines the interrelationship among a number of rabbis. University of Calgary Press RABBIS & THEIR COMMUNITY: STUDIES IN THE EASTERN EUROPEAN ORTHODOX RABBINATE IN MONTREAL, – by Ira Robinson ISBN THIS BOOK IS AN OPEN ACCESS E-BOOK. It is an electronic version of a book that can be purchased in physical form through any bookseller or on-line retailer, or from our. How to use Flip Book. Or you can purchase the discounted kindle ebook, which can be read using the free Kindle app. We do this holy work together. Rabbi Cindy Enger. Contact Information. Central Conference of American Rabbis Lexington Avenue New York, NY () For questions or comments about this site email the webmaster. The book begins by taking an in-depth look at the obstacles that currently prevent their growth as a people. One of the very first things that needs to happen is the Jewish community must take.