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Tragic Death of German Rabbi a Few Days Before His Wedding

September 19, 1924
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Dr. Kopfstein, Chief Rabbi of Beuthen, in Upper Silesia, died of heart attack while on a visit to the health resort of Neuheim.

Not long ago Dr. Kopfstein visited Berlin, where he addressed a meeting of the Central Union of German Citizens of the Jewish Faith, of which he was one of the leaders, on the position of the Jews in Upper Silesia.

At Darmstadt, the death of Rabbi Dr. Nathan Cahn occurred. The evening before his death, Rabbi Cahn delivered a lecture on the Talmud. He was a son of the famous Rabbi of Fulda and was still a very young man. He recently succeeded the late Rabbi Dr. Moses Marx as Rabbi of Darmstadt and was to have been married in a few days to the daughter of a prominent German Rabbi.

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