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Leo Baeck
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Birth: May 23, 1873
Death: Nov. 2, 1956

Born at Lissa (Silesia, Polish Leszno), studies of philosophy and Jewish religion in Breslau and Berlin. 1895 rabbi, first in Opole in Silesia, later at Duisburg and Duesseldorf. Leading representative of Jewish liberalism. Since 1912 in Berlin. 1922 chairman of the General association of German rabbis, 1924 of the German section of B'nai B'rith. 1933 President of the Reich representation of German Jews (RDJ), a defense league against National Socialism. 1943 deported to Theresienstadt. Since 1948 in London.
His wife Nathalie (1878-1937) is buried on the Jewish cemetery of Berlin-Weissensee.

For London commemoration events at the occasion of the 50th anniversary of Baeck's death: http://www.lbc-cje.ac.uk/lbccje-artman/publish/anniversary.shtml


זכר צדיק לברכה - zekher tzadik livrakha

z'khuto yagen aleinu


 
 
Burial:
Golders Green Jewish Cemetery
Golders Green
London Borough of Barnet
Greater London, England
 
Created by: Dieter Birkenmaier
Record added: Mar 18, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 13656437
Leo Baeck
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