Alcalay, Isaac A. (Isaac Abraham)

Dates:
Active 1942
Active 1978
English, Hebrew

Biographical notes:

Rabbi Dr. Isaac Abraham Alcalay (1882-1978) served as the Chief Rabbi of Yugoslavia from 1923-1941 and then of the Central Sephardic Communities in America fom 1943-1968. As Chief Rabbi and as a member of Yugoslavia's government-in-exile, Alcalay also assisted American Sephardim and Sephardic refugees in locating relatives during and following the Holocaust.

From the description of Isaac Abraham Alcalay photographs and other materials 1942 - 1978. (Yeshiva University). WorldCat record id: 603768036

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Subjects:

  • Jews
  • Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)
  • Sephardim
  • Rabbis
  • Sephardim--Social life and customs
  • Sephardim--Religious life

Occupations:

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Places:

  • Argentina (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Latin America (as recorded)
  • Yugoslavia (as recorded)