Sefer HaChaim – The Book of Life by Reverend B. H. Ascher, London 1847

Rabbi Benjamin Henry (Binyomin Chaim) Ascher was born in Posen in 1812 and emigrated to London in 1840. He was the 'Kabbronim' Rabbi  the funeral Rabbi of the Great Synagogue in Dukes Place, London.  His job was to visit the sick and dying and to attend funerals and comfort the bereaved.  he was the first … Continue reading Sefer HaChaim – The Book of Life by Reverend B. H. Ascher, London 1847