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Frankel, William (1917–2008), barrister and newspaper editor, was born Woolf Frankel at 1A Eastman Court, Whitechapel, London, on 3 February 1917, the second of three sons of Isaac Frankel, a street trader and synagogue beadle, and his wife, Hannah (Anna), née Lacker. His parents had arrived from the Galician area of ...


Louis Jacobs (1920–2006) by John R. Rifkin © John R. Rifkin


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Jacobs, Louis (1920–2006), rabbi, was born on 17 July 1920 at 23 Penrose Street, Cheetham, Manchester, the only child of Harris (Harry) Jacobs, tailor, and his wife, Lena, née Myerstone. His traditional, but by no means ultra-Orthodox, parents enrolled him in Manchester central high school...