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John Levi John Levi i(A6496 works by) (a.k.a. John S. Levi; John Simon Levi)
Born: Established: 1934 Melbourne, Victoria, ;
Gender: Male
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Rabbi John Levi was the first Australian to be ordained a rabbi. He is Rabbi Emeritus of Temple Beth Israel in Melbourne, having served there as rabbi from 1960 to 1997. He is also an historian whose books include Australian Genesis: Jewish Convicts and Settlers 1788-1860. [Source: Sydney Jewish Writers' Festival webpage at]

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