Korn, Bertram Wallace

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1918-10-06
Death 1979-12-11
Americans
English

Biographical notes:

Bertram Wallace Korn was born October 6, 1918, in Philadelphia, Pa., and died December 11, 1979, in New Orleans, La. He was the senior rabbi of Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel of Elkins Park, Pa. from 1949-79. Korn also served as president of the American Jewish Historical Society (1959-61) and wrote several books on the history of American Jews, including THE EARLY JEWS OF NEW ORLEANS and AMERICAN JEWRY AND THE CIVIL WAR.

From the description of Bertram W. Korn correspondence, 1965-1972. (Louisiana State University). WorldCat record id: 262558779

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Subjects:

  • Jews--Genealogy
  • Jews--History--18th century
  • Jewish learning and scholarship

Occupations:

  • Rabbis

Places:

  • Pennsylvania (as recorded)
  • Louisiana (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)