Ernst Ehrlich

Philosopher, Deceased Person

1921 – 2007

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Who was Ernst Ehrlich?

Ernst Ludwig Ehrlich was a German-born Swiss Jewish religious philosopher. He was born in Berlin.

Ehrlich fled Nazi Germany for Switzerland in June 1943, using a false passport. From 1961 to 1994 he was European director of the Jewish organisation B'nai B'rith.

He was an adviser to German Cardinal Augustin Bea at the Second Vatican Council in preparing "Nostra Aetate", a key document on Roman Catholic-Jewish relations.

He died at his home in Riehen, a suburb of Basel.

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Born
Mar 27, 1921
Berlin
Nationality
  • Switzerland
Profession
Died
Oct 21, 2007
Riehen

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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