French seaport, on the estuary of the Seine. It has a population of 118,478, of whom about 50 are Jews (1903). In 1850 a dozen Jewish families united for the celebration of Rosh ha-Shanah and Yom Kippur, in an apartment at No. 33 Rue Royale. The community was created by a ministerial decree in 1852, and its synagogue, at No. 42 Rue Dauphine, was dedicated by Chief Rabbi Isidor. In 1862 the community, having increased in numbers, built a temple on the Rue du Grand Croissant, which also was dedicated (1864) by Chief Rabbi Isidor. In 1870 the community was included in the rabbinical district of Rouen.

E. C. J. Ka.
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