Kohn, Jacob

Kohn, Jacob, 1881–1968

Name Kohn, Jacob, 1881–1968.
Special Call Number ARC 70
Physical Description 0.8 linear ft. [Papers of Rabbi Jacob Kohn]
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Biographical Note Conservative rabbi, scholar, educator. Kohn was professor of theology and dean of the graduate school of University of Judaism, Los Angeles.
Collection Summary Speeches, articles, correspondence, reports, and essays concerning such subjects as the Society for Jewish Renaissance, United Synagogue of America, Solomon Schechter, and the Conservative and Zionist movements; genealogy of Kussy family; minutes of convention and executive council of United Synagogue of America, 1913–1917; and memoirs.
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Selected Search Terms


Society for Jewish Renaissance.
United Synagogue of America.
University of Judaism (Los Angeles, Calif.)


Jews United States Societies, etc.
Conservative Judaism.
Genre Genealogies.
Occupation Rabbis.
Jewish college teachers.
Archive Location Jewish Theological Seminary. Library, 3080 Broadway, New York, NY, 10027.
Record ID# 0246543
Preliminary Box Level  
70-1 Papers. Correspondence. Addresses and speeches. Articles.
70-2 Sermons and lectures. Minutes of the United Synagogue Of America 1913–1917. Personal Material.