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LÉVY, ALFRED:

French rabbi; born at Lunéville Dec. 14, 1840. He studied at the Collège de Lunéville and entered (1860) the Paris Rabbinical Seminary. On leaving it in 1866 he was appointed rabbi at Dijon, where he remained for two years. He then occupied for twelve years the rabbinate of his native town, and in 1880 became chief rabbi of the consistory of Lyons. He is a chevalier of the Legion of Honor.

Lévy has published the following writings: "Le Deuil et les Cérémonies Funèbres chez les Israélites," Paris, 1879; "Notice sur les Israélites du Duché de Lorraine," 1885; "Notice sur les Israélites de Lyon," 1894; "Les Doctrines d'Israel, Recueil de Sermons," Lyons, 1896.

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