Great Britain: bronze medal commemorating British Chief Rabbi Joseph Herman Hertz for 25 years as Britain & her empire's Chief Rabbi, 1938; medal by Jewish medalist Benno Elkan; si
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Great Britain: bronze medal commemorating British Chief Rabbi Joseph Herman Hertz for 25 years as Britain & her empire's Chief Rabbi, 1938; medal by Jewish medalist Benno Elkan; size: 34.5mm, weight: 18.45g. Hertz (1872-1946) was a strong advocate of Zionism & opponent of Reform/Liberal Judaism. Born in Hungary, he was one of the first graduates of the Jewish Theological Seminary in New York; JMM-73. In AU-UNC, with layer of surface dirt.