"Le tison et la flamme" : de la tourmente à la reconstruction : biographie du grand rabbin Henri Schilli / Daniel Haumlik ; préface de Nicole Naouri.
A major figure of French Judaism in the twentieth century, was the chief rabbi Henri Schilli. For a quarter of a century, from 1950 to 1975, he was the director of the Seminaire Israelite de France and for nearly three years 1952-1954, chief rabbi of France, together with the chief rabbi Jacob Kaplan. Orphaned very young, raised in Alsace, he become a rabbi by vocation. In the 1940s, he distinguished himself by his courage by saving many lives at the peril of Seine. After 1945, he dedicated himself to the reconstruction of the French Jewish community decimated by the Holocaust. This book traces the path of this unusual rabbi, embellished figure of French Judaism, Under the pen of daniel Haik is emerging the exceptional personality of a man open to the other and all in action. At the end of a very long survey with all those who conceived it, the author guides us on a way of life which, from the pangs of the War to the rebirth of the State of Israel, through the The reconstruction of the French Judaism and the reception of the Jews of North Africa has never compromised with the fundamental values of Judaism.
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- De la tourmente à la reconstruction
Biographie du grand rabbin Henri Schilli
- Paris : Éditions In Press, 
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