There were banners with biblical verses. And, as described in Forty Years of Struggle for a Principle, “The High Commissioner delivered an address, which was regarded by the assembly as of great political importance, most notably [his statement that] the purpose of the policy of the British government had been, was now and would remain, the promotion of the establishment of a Jewish national home in Palestine ”

Rabbi Aaron I. Reichel, Esq., who bears Harry Fischel’s Hebrew name, is a great-grandson of Fischel and administrator of the Harry and Jane Fischel Foundation.


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Rabbi Reichel is available to speak at book launches and other programs about this book, and/or as a scholar-in-residence to discuss this book and up to three other books which he was involved in writing or editing and/or supplementing. All of the books show how the protagonists enhanced the practice of traditional Judaism in modern times, with creativity and adherence to Jewish law. Two of the books were published in 2017, and two of them focus on people who influenced Rabbi Cohen in various ways, Harry Fischel and Rabbi Herbert S. Goldstein. Reichel can be reached at