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Rabbi Jacob Kohn, Conservative Rabbi and Educator, Dies at 86

Funeral services will be held here tomorrow at Sinai Temple for Rabbi Jacob Kohn, noted Conservative rabbi and educator, who died here Tuesday after a long Illness, at the age of 86. Dr. Kohn had been rabbi of Sinai Temple for 25 years before retiring in 1957. He was the author of many books on philosophy and Judaism and had served as dean of the Graduate School of the University of Judaism here. He had lectured on Judaism at Teachers College, Columbia University and served on the faculty of the University of South Carolina. He had been vice-president of the United Synagogue of America, the association of Conservative congregations, and a member of the executive council of the Rabbinical Assembly, the association of Conservative rabbis.