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James Kahn Dead at 74

August 23, 1982
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James Kahn, publisher of the Jewish Times of Brookline, died August. II at the New England Deaconess Hospital, after a brief hospitalization for heart problems. He was 74 years old. Funeral services were held at Temple Ohabei Shalom, Brookline, on August 12.

Kahn was born in Worcester, Mass, and had resided in the Boston area for many years. A graduate of Boston University School of Business Management, Kahn was a salesman of advertising, and as such he represented many, newspapers in Massachusetts. More than two decades ago Kahn established the Jewish Times as an alternative voice of the Jewish community in the Metropolitan area.

Kahn was a member of Temple Ohabei Shalom, Brookline, the B’nai B’rith, the Zionist Organization of America, the Mens Association of the Hebrew Rehabilitation Center for the Aged, and the Tub Thumpers, a fraternal organization of persons affiliated with the advertising business.

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