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    Rabbi Henry Cohen, Rabbi Emeritus at Beth David Reform Congregation, passed away on June 18, 2021. Beloved husband of the late Edna (nee Goldzweig). Loving father of Shelley and Lisa Cohen. Adoring grandfather of Tali Phillips.  Rabbi Cohen served Beth David from 1964, where he remained until becoming Rabbi Emeritus in 1993.  Rabbi Cohen was born in Houston, Texas, into a family of Reform rabbis. He was ordained at the Hebrew Union College in 1953 and later served as an army chaplain. He was chairman of the Jewish Coalition for Peace, campaigned for the release of Soviet Jewry and helped form the Interfaith Hospitality of the Main Line. He authored several books, including Why Judaism?, What’s Special About Judaism? and a biography of his grandfather, Kindler of Souls: Rabbi Henry Cohen of Texas. Rabbi Cohen was a leader whose dedication to social justice and progressive values, commitment to community engagement and passion for learning inspired many. Funeral services will be held on Monday June 21st at 12 Noon at Beth David Reform Cong. in Gladwyne, PA.  Please contact Goldsteins’ for details regarding COVID protocols for funeral attendance, live streaming link and shiva dates and times. Int. Haym Salomon Memorial Park. Contributions in his memory may be made to Beth David Reform Cong., www.bdavid.org, or to Interfaith Hospitality Network of the Main Line, www.ihncares.org.

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