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George Alexander Kohut

Born: Feb 11, 1874

Death: Jan 1, 1933

Birthplace: SzA©kesfehA©rvA?r

Nationality: United States

George Alexander Kohut

Date of Birth : Feb 11, 1874
Date of Death : Jan 1, 1933
Birth Place : SzA©kesfehA©rvA?r

George Alexander Kohut was an American writer and bibliographer; born in Stuhlweissenburg, Hungary. He was educated at the gymnasium in Grosswardein, at the public schools in New York, at Columbia University, Berlin University, and the Berlin Hochschule fur die Wissenschaft des Judenthums. In the year 1897 he became rabbi of the Congregation Emanu-El, Dallas, Texas, a post which he occupied for three years. In 1902 he became super-intendent of the religious school of Temple Emanu-El in New York, and is was assistant librarian of the Jewish Theological Seminary of America. Kohut was the author of: The Index to the Italian words in the "Aruch," published in A. Kohut's "Aruch Completum," vol. viii.; "Early Jewish Literature in America"; "Sketches of Jewish Loyalty, Bravery, and Patriotism in the South American Colonies and the West Indies," in Simon Wolf's "The American Jew as Patriot, Soldier, and Citizen"; "Martyrs of the Inquisition in South America"; "A Memoir of Dr. Alexander Kohut's Literary Activity," in "Proceedings of the Fourth Biennial Convention of the Jewish Theological Seminary Assoc."; "Bibliography of the Writings of Prof. M.

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