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Chorin, Aaron

CHORIN, AARON (1766-1844), Hungarian rabbi and pioneer of religious reform. He favoured the use of the organ and of prayers in the vernacular, and was instrumental in founding schools on modern lines. Chorin was thus regarded as a leader of the newer Judaism. He also interested himself in public affairs; and his son Francis was a Hungarian deputy.

See L. Löw, Gesammelte Schriften, ii. 251.

Note - this article incorporates content from Encyclopaedia Britannica, Eleventh Edition, (1910-1911)

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