Dr. Friedman Named Chief Rabbi of Florence
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Dr. Friedman Named Chief Rabbi of Florence

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DR. KALMAN FRIEDMAN, RABBI OF THE LITTLE COMMUNITY OF PERUGGIA, WAS APPOINTED TODAY AS CHIEF RABBI OF FLORENCE, A POST TRADITIONALLY OCCUPIED BY DISTINGUISHED JEWISH SCHOLARS. RABBI FRIEDMAN, WHO IS OF POLISH ORIGIN, STUDIED AT FLORENCE AND IS THE AUTHOR OF MANY HISTORICAL WORKS ON THE JEWS OF ITALY AND CYRENAICA.

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