Henry Sobel

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Henry Sobel
Sobel in 2006
Henry Isaac Sobel

(1944-01-09)9 January 1944
Died22 November 2019(2019-11-22) (aged 75)
Miami, Florida, U.S.

Henry Isaac Sobel (9 January 1944 – 22 November 2019) was a Portuguese-born Brazilian-American reform rabbi. He was president of the Congregação Israelita Paulista (CIP), a major Jewish congregation in São Paulo, Brazil.

On March 23, 2007, Sobel was arrested in Palm Beach, Florida, accused of shoplifting US$680 worth of neckties. He was released on a $3,000 bail and returned to São Paulo.[1]

Sobel died of lung cancer on 22 November 2019 in Miami, Florida at the age of 75.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Brazilian rabbi accused of shoplifting". Seattle Post Intelligencer. 28 March 2007.[permanent dead link]
  2. "Rabino Henry Sobel morre aos 75 anos em Miami". O Estado de S. Paulo (in Portuguese). 2019-11-22. Retrieved 2019-11-22.