Re: 1925 Jewish Publication Society Yearbook... #general


Sally Bruckheimer <sallybru@...>
 

The term Rev., Reverend, was used for Jewish clergy as well as
Christian. It is the same as saying 'revered'.

So the COHEN, ENELOW, HELLER, etc. were not "conversos" or using the
title to look like Christians, they were Rabbis using the title then
in use.

Sally Bruckheimer
Princeton, NJ

"There are even a few Rev. (Christian, "reverend")
Jewish surnames (COHEN, ENELOW, HELLER, KOHLER, KOHN,
KRAUS, MANN, DE SOLA MENDES, MORGENSTERN, PHILIPSON,
SCHULMAN, STOLTZ),"conversos" or using the title to
look like they "assimilated", even in the 1920s!"

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