Jacob Ginsburg, Publisher of Philadelphia Jewish World, Dead
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Jacob Ginsburg, Publisher of Philadelphia Jewish World, Dead

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Funeral services were held here today for Jacob Ginsburg, founder and for many years publisher of the Philadelphia Jewish World, who died at his home yesterday at the age of 76.

Born in Lithuania, he arrived in the United States at an early age and lived in Philadelphia for 46 years. He was active in Jewish affairs and was an ardent Zionist. At one time he was the Grand Master of the Order B’rith Sholom.

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