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Dr Joseph Herman Hertz

Person  Male  Born 25/9/1872  Died 14/1/1946

Categories: Religion

Countries: Hungary, South Africa, USA

Chief Rabbi of the British Empire. Born Slovakia, then part of Hungary. When he was aged 11 the family moved to New York. Worked for a time as a rabbi in Johannesburg. 1911 returned to New York. 1913 chosen as Chief Rabbi of the British Empire and in 1915 became a naturalized British subject. Died at home in Hamilton Terrace.

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Rabbi Hertz

Dr J. H. Hertz CH, 1872 - 1946, Chief Rabbi of the British Empire, lived here...

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