This Day in Jewish History / A Texas rabbi and foil to the KKK is born
And before his 60 years leading a Galveston congregation, he brought peace to the Jewish sects of Kingston, Jamaica.
April 7, 1863, is the birthdate of Rabbi Henry Cohen, who led Reform Congregation B’nai Israel in Galveston, Texas, over a period of 61 years, from 1888 to 1949.
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