Lebanese Jews - Chief Rabbis

Chief Rabbis

Between the years of 1799 and 1978, a series of Chief Rabbis led the Lebanese Jewish community.

  • Rabbi Moïse Yedid-Levy 1799-1829
  • Rabbi Ralph Alfandari
  • Rabbi Youssef el Mann
  • Rabbi Aharoun Yedid-Levy
  • Rabbi Zaki Cohen 1875
  • Rabbi Menaché Ezra Sutton
  • Rabbi Jacob Bukai
  • Rabbi Haïm Dana
  • Rabbi Moïse Yedid-Levy
  • Rabbi Nassim Afandi Danon 1908–1909
  • Rabbi Jacob Tarrab 1910–1921
  • Rabbi Salomon Tagger 1921–1923
  • Rabbi Shabtai Bahbout 1924–1950
  • Rabbi Benzion Lichtman 1932–1959
  • Rabbi Jacob Attiyeh 1949–1966
  • Rabbi Yakoub Chreim 1960–1978

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