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Born in Pressburg, Austria-Hungary (now Bratislava, Czechoslovakia) on January 30, 1871, Aron (also known as Arnold) Tänzer received his doctorate at the University of Berlin. He was an army chaplain during World War I and established kitchens in Poland for the Jewish population.

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[Rabbi Aron Tänzer and the board members of the Jüdische Volksküche in Biala, Poland], Leo Baeck Institute, F 55526d.