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DEATH OF THE CHIEF RABBI OF FRANCE.

_ *. — . : (BY OUR PARIS CO-RESPONDENT ) M. Lszue Isidor, the chief Rabbi oi Frat ca cMed the other day at Montruorency, after tbrce yeart' illness. He wae bprn at Lfxlieim, t orraine, m 1813, studied first at Meiz and then at Paris, nnd ie 1838 b<came i al-bi »t Pbelebourg. fr 1844, through the efforts of his friend Cremieux, he preached sermona m Paris, where his eloquence, despite a Lorraine accent, made a great impression. Ie 1847 he b came Chief Rabbi of Paris, anc m 1866 Chief Babbi of France. Ho wai about to be made Senator when thf Emperor fell He published a number ol sermons and chir* 63. Bis obscqu : a3 tool place at the Synagogue. M. Zadock Kabn the Grand Babbi of Paris, who will rads likely be bis defunct chief's successor preached the funeral sermon. The re mains were taken to the family tomb ii the Pere Lachnise. At the grave Baroi Alphonse de Bothcchild, as Chairmen o the Central Israelite OoDsistory, and fou rabbis delivered addresses. The decease! was an officer of the Legion of Honor and as Buch, the funeral proceßsion wa attended by the usual military honors.

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DEATH OF THE CHIEF RABBI OF FRANCE., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 1992, 20 November 1888

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DEATH OF THE CHIEF RABBI OF FRANCE. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 1992, 20 November 1888

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