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Judah L. Magnes

An American Jewish Nonconformist

Judah L. Magnes( )
Author: Kotzin, Daniel P.
Series title:Modern Jewish History Ser.
ISBN:978-0-8156-3216-0
Publication Date:Aug 2010
Publisher:Syracuse University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $49.95
Book Description:

Judah L. Magnes (1877-1948) was an American Reform rabbi, Jewish community leader, and active pacifist during World War I. In the 1920s he moved to British Mandatory Palestine, where he helped found and served as first chancellor of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Later, in the 1930s and 1940s, he emerged as the leading advocate for the binational plan for Palestine. In these varied roles, he actively participated in the major transformations in American Jewish life and the...
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Book Details
Pages:498
Detailed Subjects: Biography & Autobiography / Jewish
Religion / Judaism / Reform
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):7 x 10 x 1.43 Inches
Book Weight:2.308 Pounds



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