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Jacob Kohn

rabbi

Jacob Kohn, American rabbi. Fellow in philosophy, New York University, 1902-1903, ordained rabbi, 1907; member Executive Committee Rabbinical Assembly of Jewish Theological Seminary, also; member Executive Committee New York Jewish Community; member American Jewish Committee, Jewish History Society, Judaeans, Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

Kohn, Jacob was born on September 14, 1881 in Newark, New Jersey, United States. Son of Siegfried and Bertha (Kussy) Kohn.

Education

Bachelor of Philosophy, New York University, 1902. Studied Jewish Theological Seminary, Doctor of Hebrew Literature, 1917.

Career

Fellow in philosophy, New York University, 1902-1903, ordained rabbi, 1907. Rabbi Congregation Adath Jeshurum, Syracuse, New York, 1907-1911, Temple Ausche Chesed, New York City, 1911-1968. Lecturer department relig. education, Teachers College Visited France, 1918, as member of commission of Jewish Welfare Board.

Conducted services at General Headquarters, Chaumont, France, fall of 1918. Assisted in mobile hospital at the front during St. Mihiel drive, vice-president and member executive council United Synagogue America. Member Executive Committee Rabbinical Assembly of Jewish Theological Seminary, also member board directors.

Member Executive Committee New York Jewish Community. Member American Jewish Committee, Jewish History Society, Judaeans, Phi Beta Kappa.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor to Jewish Year Book, Jewish New York City New York.

Membership

Fellow in philosophy, New York University, 1902-1903, ordained rabbi, 1907. Member Executive Committee Rabbinical Assembly of Jewish Theological Seminary, also. Member Executive Committee New York Jewish Community.

Member American Jewish Committee, Jewish History Society, Judaeans, Phi Beta Kappa.

Connections

Married Augusta Hirsch, of Newark, June 14, 1908. Children: Gustav, Hannah, David, Jonathan.

father:
Siegfried Kohn

mother:
Bertha (Kussy) Kohn

spouse:
Augusta Hirsch

child:
David Kohn

child:
Hannah Kohn

child:
Jonathan Kohn

child:
Gustav Kohn