Raz, Simcha

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RAZ, Simcha

RAZ, Simcha. Israeli (born Palestine), b. 1931. Genres: Theology/Religion. Career: World Hebrew Union, Jerusalem, Israel, general director, 1960-78; Cape Board of Jewish Education, Cape Town, South Africa, general director, 1978-82; Centre of Guidance for Public Libraries, Jerusalem, assistant director, 1982-94. Radio lecturer on Judaism. Publications: A Tzaddik in Our Time: The Life of Rabbi Aryeh Levin, 1977; Judaism in a Nutshell: Basic Concepts and Terms, 1981; Hasidic Sayings (in Hebrew), 1981; The Legends of the Talmud, 3 vols, 1983; Hasidic Sayings of Rabbi Nachman of Breslav (in Hebrew), 1986; Jerusalem in Aggadah and Midrash (in Hebrew), 1987; (ed.) The Sayings of Menahem Mendel of Kotzk, 1995; 70 Faces to the Torah, 5 vols., 1998. Address: 111 Uziel St, Bayet Vegan, 96431 Jerusalem, Israel.