Joseph, Jacob

Joseph, Jacob

(?1840–1902) Orthodox rabbi; born in Vilnius, Lithuania. He was brought from Vilna, Russia (now Vilnius, Lithuania) in 1888 by the Association of Orthodox Congregations to become the Chief Rabbi of New York City. His presence was desired by the Orthodox Jews who were trying to resist Americanization by founding a Jewish community that would retain Eastern European Jewish institutions. These efforts were largely successful only with the older generation.
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TUCKER John Rhys Suddenly at his home, on Saturday April 18, John of Broadlands, Bridgend, founder and former Managing Director of Solar Sun Shades; beloved husband of Ros, much loved father of Helen and Jason, loving and adored grandfather of Danny, Joseph, Jacob and Bethan and greatgrandfather of Eli, a dearly loved brother-in-law of Margaret, Malcolm, Cheryl and Russell and uncle.
Germain, Jim, Chris and Lauren Cristo and Stephanie Yousef; great grandchildren, Joseph, Jacob and Jessica Cristo, Evan and Aubree St.
They included fierce fighting African men and women who had been in the bodyguard of the last Nawab and then the Eurasian Mr Felix Rotton whose seven sons--James, John, Joseph, Jacob, John Shakespear, Joshua and John again--all fought against the British.