Josy Eisenberg

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Josy Eisenberg
Born(1933-12-12)December 12, 1933
Died8 December 2017 Edit this on Wikidata (aged 83)
OccupationRabbi, screenwriter
AwardsKnight of the Legion of Honour, Officer of the National Order of Merit, Commandeur des Arts et des Lettres, Prix de l'Amitié judéo-chrétienne de France

Josy (Yossef) Eisenberg (12 December 1933[1] – 8 December 2017) was a French television producer and rabbi. A hasidic Jew of Polish origin (his father Oscar (Ovadia) was a Polish-born rabbi[2]), he produced an animated TV show, À bible ouverte, which has been running on France 2 since the early 1960s.[3] He was also the co-scenarist of the movie The Adventures of Rabbi Jacob.[4] and wrote a number of different books including Seven Lights: On the Major Jewish Festivals[5] with Adin Steinsaltz and Job ou Dieu dans la tempête[6] with Elie Wiesel.

Rabbi Eisenberg died 8 December 2017 at 83 years old.


  1. ^ "Eisenberg, Josy (1933-2017)". Bibliothèque nationale de France. Retrieved 18 December 2010.
  2. ^ "La vie culturelle a l'interieur de la synagoge de la Rue Kageneck (1892-1939)" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 12 October 2007. Retrieved 18 December 2010.
  3. ^ Szerman, Nathalie. "Josy Eisenberg sur le judaïsme orthodoxe et l'avenir d'Israël". Des Retrieved 18 December 2010.
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  5. ^ Eisenberg, Josy; Steinsaltz, Adin (2000-01-01). The Seven Lights: On the Major Jewish Festivals. Jason Aronson. ISBN 9780765761569.
  6. ^ Norman, Coh'n. "Eisenberg (Josy) Wiesel (Elie) Job ou Dieu dans la tempête". Archives de sciences sociales des religions (in French). 63 (2).