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Elie Munk

Rabbi Elie Munk (15 September 19005 June 1981) was a French rabbi and author. He was the father-in-law of Immanuel Jakobovitz.


  • The community does not suffer deficiencies. What is lacking in one individual is made up by the other.
    • Quoted in Christopher B. Ricks and Leonard Michaels, The State of the Language, p. 60
  • The modern world, more than in any preceding epoch, feels the necessity to learn anew how to pray.
    • The World of Prayer, vol. 1, page 1
  • A ladder is the instrument of ascent; it symbolises intensity rising to a climax. this, too, is the meaning of prayer.
    • The World of Prayer, vol. 1, page 11

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