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ME. MAURICE A. COHEN. I

The death occurred on Tuesday of Mr. Maurice Abraham Cohen, headmaster of the New South Wales Jewish Education Board classes, at the ago of 72 years. Ho was born in London in 1851, and studied at Jews' Col- lege, where he was a contemporary of the late Rabbi Singer. After being English tutor at a seminary in Paris, he was in turn assistant master at the Jews' Hospital and Orphan Asylum at Norwood, near London, minister and communal officer at Sunderland, and headmaster at the Sassoon schools in Bombay. Whilst there he graduated as B.A. at the University of Bombay, and afterwards accompanied Lord Roberts as interpreter through the third Afghan war. During his home leave he married, and in 18S7 he came out to Australia, and was headmaster of the Hebrew and religious classes of the local Jewish community, a position he held uatll the illness which terminated with his death. Deceased was at one time editor of the "Aus- tralian Hebrew," and was well known as a lecturer in Hebrew at several of tbo theolo- gical colleges in this State. A brother, Rev. Henry Cohen, M.A., of Galveston, Texas (U.S.A.), is a highly esteemed Rabbi. The late Mr. Cohen. vvhose wife died six years ago, is survived by six sons.

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