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Kagan, R. Israel Meir Hacohen

("Chafetz Chaim"): 1838-1933; important rabbinical figure of the European Jewish community before World War II; author of Chafetz Chaim (a work on the evils of slander), after which he is called, and the Mishnah Brurah (a codification of Jewish law); lived in Radin, Poland.

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Entry for 'Kagan, R. Israel Meir Hacohen'. Chabad Knowledge Base. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ckb/k/kagan-r-israel-meir-hacohen.html. 2012.

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