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Forward,
he has compiled scores of bibliographies of the works
of Yiddish writers.
M
a x
K
adushin
.
70th birthday. Born in Minsk, Russia, De­
cember 6, 1895. A prominent Conservative rabbi, he has written
several important works in rabbinics, such as
Organic Think­
ing
:
A Study in Rabbinic Thought
and
The Rabbinic Mind;
and recently
Worship and Ethics: a Study in Rabbinic Judaism.
J
acob
K
a p lan
.
70th birthdray. Born in Paris, France, Novem­
ber 7, 1895. Chief rabbi of France, he has written numerous
popular works on Judaism in French, also an account of French
Jewry during the German occupation.
M
en ah em
M . K
ash er
.
70th birthday. Born in Warsaw, Poland,
March 10, 1895. His major work has been a compilation of all
rabbinic comments on the Pentateuch,
Torah Shelemah,
still
only half complete, part of which has also appeared in English
translation. He likewise has published a Haggadah with such
a collection of rabbinic notes, in Hebrew as well as in English.
S
am u e l
K
l e in
.
25th anniversary of death. Born in Szilasbalhas,
Hungary, in 1886, died in Jerusalem, April 22, 1940. From 1928
on he was professor of historical geography at the Hebrew
University, in which field he wrote extensively in German and
Hebrew.
A
braham
I
saac
K
ook
.
100th anniversary of birth. Born in
Grieva, Latvia, September
7 ,
1865, died in Jerusalem, 1935.
As
Chief Rabbi of Palestine from 1921 until his death, he tried
to broaden the base of traditional Jewish learning through
his teaching and his extensive writings in rabbinics, medieval
Jewish philosophy and mysticism.
M
arkus
L
ehm ann
.
75th anniversary of death. Born in Verden,
Germany, in 1831, died in Mayence, Germany, April 14, 1890.
Orthodox rabbi in Mayence for many years, he founded the
weekly
Der Israelit,
which remained the leading organ of Ortho­
dox Judaism in Germany till 1938. He likewise published popular
stories based on Jewish history, many of which have been trans­
lated into Hebrew in recent years.
L
e e
J
o seph
L
ev inger
.
75th birthday. Born in Burke, Idaho,
March 4, 1890. A Reform rabbi now connected with the Veterans
Administration, his principal work is
A History of the Jews
in the United States,
which has passed through several editions.
He likewise has written on anti-Semitism and about his ex­
periences as a chaplain during the first World War.
J
oseph
L
ich t en ba um
.
70th birthday. Born in Warsaw, Poland,
May 5, 1895. A Hebrew writer in Israel, he has published volumes