Samuel Mendelsohn
Samuel Mendelsohn (1850–1922) was a rabbi and scholar born near Kaunas, Lithuania. He was educated at the rabbinical college in Vilnius, at the rabbinic school in Berlin, and at Maimonides College, Ph...
Milton Steinberg
Milton Steinberg (November 25, 1903 - March 20, 1950) was an American rabbi, philosopher, theologian and author.
Born in Rochester, New York, he was raised with the combination of his grandparents...
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Hyman Judah Schachtel
Hyman Judah Schachtel (1907–1990) was Senior Rabbi of Congregation Beth Israel of Houston from 1943 to 1975. From 1975-1990 He served as Rabbi Emeritus of Congregation Beth Israel of Houston He also ...
Edgar Magnin
Edgar Magnin (July 1, 1890 – July 17, 1984) was rabbi and spiritual leader of Wilshire Boulevard Temple (previously Congregation B’nai B’rith), the oldest Jewish congregation in Los Angeles, Cal...
Isidor Kalisch
Isidor Kalisch (15 November 1816 – 11 May 1886) was an American reform rabbi, and writer.
He was born at Krotoschin in Prussia (now Poland), and was educated at Berlin, Breslau (Wrocław) and Pragu...
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Gustav Gottheil
Gustav Gottheil (May 28, 1827, Pinne/Pniewy, Grand Duchy of Posen, Prussia – April 15, 1903, New York City) was a Prussian born American rabbi. Gottheil eventually became one of the most influential,...
James G. Heller
James G. Heller (January 4, 1892 – December 19, 1971) was an American composer and rabbi. Born in New Orleans, Louisiana, he studied music with Edgar Stillman Kelley after moving to Cincinnati to stud...
Chaplain's Medal for Heroism
The Four Chaplains' Medal was a decoration approved by an Act of Congress on July 14, 1960 (P.L. 86-656, 74 Stat. 521). The decoration recognizes the heroic actions of four Army Chaplains during World...
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Benjamin Szold
Benjamin Szold (November 15, 1829, Nemeskürt, Nyitra County, Kingdom of Hungary, (today Slovakia); July 31, 1902, Berkeley Springs, West Virginia) was an American rabbi and scholar.Szold studied under...
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Alysa Stanton
Alysa Stanton (born c. 1964) is an African-American Jew. On June 6, 2009, she was ordained as the first African-American female rabbi. In August 2009 she began work as a rabbi at Congregation Bayt Sha...
Four Chaplains
The Four Chaplains, also sometimes referred to as the "Immortal Chaplains" or the "Dorchester Chaplains" were four United States Army chaplains who gave their lives to save other civilian and military...
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David Saperstein (rabbi)
David Saperstein is an American rabbi, lawyer, Jewish community leader, He has served as the director and chief legal counsel at the Union for Reform Judaism's Religious Action Center for more than 30...
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Kerry Olitzky
Rabbi Kerry M. Olitzky is the Executive Director of the Jewish Outreach Institute, a United States independent organization dedicated to bringing Judaism to interfaith families and the unaffiliated.
Naamah Kelman
Naamah Kelman-Ezrachi (first name also spelled in English as Naama; born January 25, 1955) is an American-born Rabbi who was named as Dean of the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion camp...
David E. Stern
Rabbi David Eli Stern (born August 1961) is the senior rabbi at Temple Emanu-El of Dallas, the largest synagogue in the South/Southwest United States and the third-largest in the Union for Reform Juda...
Morris Lichtenstein
Morris Lichtenstein (1889–1938) was the founder of the Society of Jewish Science. Born in Lithuania, he later moved to Cincinnati, Ohio where he was ordained by the Reform Hebrew Union College in 1916...
Samuel M. Stahl
Rabbi Samuel M. Stahl (born August 25, 1939) is rabbi emeritus of Temple Beth-El (San Antonio, Texas) since 2002. Rabbi Stahl served the San Antonio, Texas Temple Beth-El for 26 years as its "Senior R...
Barbara Aiello
Rabbi Barbara Aiello was the first Rabbi of Synagogue Lev Chadash in Milan, Italy. Aiello is the first female and first non-Orthodox Rabbi in Italy and has served as the head of Italy's first Reform s...
Alexander Schindler
Alexander M. Schindler (1925–2000) was a rabbi and the leading figure of American Jewry and Reform Judaism during the 1970s and 1980s.Born in Munich, Germany, he came to America at age 12 with his pa...
Abba Hillel Silver
Abba Hillel Silver (January 28, 1893 – November 28, 1963) was an American Rabbi and Zionist leader. He was a key figure in the mobilization of American support for the founding of the State of I...
Kinneret Shiryon
Kinneret Shiryon is the first female rabbi in Israel. She is the spiritual leader of Kehillat Yozma, Modi'in's Reform congregation, which she helped establish in 1997; Kehillat Yozma is the first non...
Herbert A. Friedman
Herbert A. Friedman (1918–2008) was a Reform rabbi who served as the CEO of the United Jewish Appeal and was the founding president of the Wexner Heritage Foundation. He inspired the Wexner Heritage P...
Jacob Rader Marcus
Jacob Rader Marcus (1896–1995) was a scholar of Jewish history and a Reform rabbi.
Born in Connellsville, Pennsylvania, United States, into a traditional Jewish family, Marcus became interested in...
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Lawrence A. Hoffman
Lawrence A. Hoffman (born 1942) is an American Reform rabbi and a prominent scholar of Jewish liturgy. He is known for his liberal religious views.Hoffman is a Professor of Liturgy at Hebrew Union Col...