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Joseph H. Hertz

Birthdate: 25. September 1872
Date of death: 14. January 1946

Joseph Herman Hertz was a British Rabbi and biblical scholar. He held the position of Chief Rabbi of the United Kingdom from 1913 until his death in 1946, in a period encompassing both world wars and the Holocaust.

Quotes Joseph H. Hertz

„Man must be a co-worker with God in making this earth a garden.“

—  Joseph H. Hertz

Genesis II, 5 (p. 7)
The Pentateuch and Haftorahs (one-volume edition, 1937, ISBN 0-900689-21-8

„Men of all lands and climes are brothers.“

—  Joseph H. Hertz

Genesis II, 7 (p. 7)
The Pentateuch and Haftorahs (one-volume edition, 1937, ISBN 0-900689-21-8

„In spite of the pangs of travail, the longing for motherhood remains the most powerful instinct in woman.“

—  Joseph H. Hertz

Genesis III, 16 (p. 12)
The Pentateuch and Haftorahs (one-volume edition, 1937, ISBN 0-900689-21-8

„Not indolence but congenial work is man's Divinely allotted portion.“

—  Joseph H. Hertz

Genesis II, 15 (p. 8)
The Pentateuch and Haftorahs (one-volume edition, 1937, ISBN 0-900689-21-8

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„Judaism stands or falls with its belief in the historic actuality of the revelation at Sinai.“

—  Joseph H. Hertz

Additional notes to Exodus (p. 402)
The Pentateuch and Haftorahs (one-volume edition, 1937, ISBN 0-900689-21-8

„Man's most sacred privilege is freedom of will, the ability to obey or disobey his Maker.“

—  Joseph H. Hertz

Genesis II, 17 (p. 8)
The Pentateuch and Haftorahs (one-volume edition, 1937, ISBN 0-900689-21-8

„Divine punishment is at once followed by Divine pity.“

—  Joseph H. Hertz

Genesis III, 21 (p. 12)
The Pentateuch and Haftorahs (one-volume edition, 1937, ISBN 0-900689-21-8

„Everything in the Universe was as the Creator willed it — nothing superfluous, nothing lacking — a harmony.“

—  Joseph H. Hertz

Genesis I, 31 (p. 5)
The Pentateuch and Haftorahs (one-volume edition, 1937, ISBN 0-900689-21-8

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