Kahn, Zadoc

Kahn, Zadoc, 1839–1905

Name Kahn, Zadoc, 1839–1905.
Special Call Number ARC 64
Title Papers [Rabbinical correspondence of Rabbi Zadoc Kahn, Chief Rabbi of France]
Physical Description 3.2 linear ft.
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Biographical Note Chief rabbi of Paris, 1868–1889, and of France, 1889–1905.
Collection Summary Correspondence concerning Kahn's duties as chief rabbi of Paris, and, especially, of France, including correspondence with communal rabbis, consistorial chief rabbis, and others in France, Algeria, and other countries in North Africa and elsewhere. Also includes clippings, pamphlets, and other material concerning memorials to Kahn. Correspondents include Elkan Nathan Adler, Hermann Adler, Abraham Bloch, Felix Bloch, Heinrich Graetz, Paul Haguenauer, T. Hermann, Jacques Levy, Eugene Manuel, Felix Meyer, Moise Netter, Max Nordeau, Louis Oury, Edgard Seches, Moise Weil, and Jonas Weyl.
Language French, with some Hebrew, German, Yiddish, English.
Inventory Note The most current general and box level inventory is available in the Special Collections Reading Room (Guide to the JTS Archival Collections).
Selected Search Terms


Chief Rabbinate France Paris.
Chief Rabbinate France.
Jews France Paris.
Jews France.
Jews Algeria.
Jews Africa, North.
Jewish councils and synods.
Rabbis France.
Rabbis Algeria.
Rabbis Africa, North.

Geographical Terms

Paris (France) Religious and ecclesiastical institutions.
Paris (France) Religious life and customs.
France Religious and ecclesiastical institutions.
Algeria Religious and ecclesiastical institutions.
Africa, North Religious and ecclesiastical institutions.
Archive Location Jewish Theological Seminary. Library, 3080 Broadway, New York, NY, 10027.
Record ID# 0246535
Preliminary Box Level  
64-1 List of letters in acc. #01736. Notes and drafts of letters. Correspondence: A–B.
64-2 Correspondence: C–G.
64-3 Correspondence: H–L.
64-4 Correspondence: M–Paris R.
64-5 Correspondence: Paris S.–S.
64-6 Correspondence: T–Z and unidentified. Notes. Death of Z.K.–tributes. Articles.
64-7 North African Correspondence: Algeria. Constantine. (Part of Constantine Consistoire Ain Beida. Bone. Bougie. Phillippeville.) Medea. Mic #9110.
64-8 North African Correspondence. Oran (Part of Oran Consistoire). Bosquet. Blida. Marnia. Mascara. Renau1t. Saint Barbe Du Tlelat. T1emcen. MOrocco. Tangier. Tunisia. Tripoli. Tunis. Mia. no.9110.