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Dr. Isaac Rivkind, Jewish Theological Seminary Librarian, Dies at 73

Dr. Isaac Rivkind, a Hebrew scholar and writer, died here yesterday, following a short illness, at the age of 73. For the past 36 years, Dr. Rivkind had been head librarian of the Hebrew-Yiddish division of the Jewish Theological Seminary Library.

Born in Poland, he studied at the Universities of Volozhin and Ponovlesez and served as a member of the Provisional Jewish National Council in Poland. He also was treasurer of the Hebrew P.E.N. Club of New York and chairman of the League for Religious Labor in Palestine.