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Hirschell [Hirschel, Herschell], Solomonlocked

  • Hilary L. Rubinstein


Hirschell [Hirschel, Herschell], Solomon (1762–1842), chief rabbi, was born in London on 12 February 1762 (not 1761 as often cited). He was the third and youngest son (there were also three daughters) of Polish-born Hirsch Lewin (1721–1800), who as rabbi of the Great Synagogue, Duke's Place, London...

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