Abraham Geiger
Abraham Geiger (24 May 1810 in Frankfurt am Main – 23 October 1874 in Berlin) was a German rabbi and scholar who led the founding of Reform Judaism. He sought to remove all nationalistic elements (pa...
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Walter Jacob
Walter Jacob (born 1930) U.S. Reform rabbi was born in Augsburg, Germany, and immigrated to the United States in 1940. He received his B.A. from Drury College (Springfield, Mo., 1950) and ordination ...
Leopold Zunz
Leopold Zunz (Hebrew/Yiddish: יום טוב ליפמן צונץ—Yom Tov Lipmann Tzuntz; 10 August 1794 – 17 March 1886) was a German Reform rabbi and writer, the founder of what has been termed "Jewish Studies" or "...
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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 ...
Gotthard Deutsch
Gotthard Deutsch (31 January 1859 – 14 October 1921), also spelled Gottard Deutsch, was a scholar of Jewish history.
Deutsch was born in Dolní Kounice, Moravia, Austria, as Eliezer Deutsch, the so...
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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...
Nancy Morris
Nancy Morris (born 2 November 1961) is a Reform rabbi, who was appointed to Glasgow Reform Synagogue, formerly known as Glasgow New Synagogue, in October 2003, making her the first female rabbi in Sco...
Albert Friedlander
Albert Hoschander Friedlander OBE (10 May 1927 – 8 July 2004) was a rabbi and teacher.
Albert Friedlander was born on 10 May 1927 in Berlin, the son of a textile broker, Alex Friedlander (d. 1956)...
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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Lionel Blue
Lionel Blue (born 6 February 1930) is a British Reform rabbi, journalist and broadcaster. He was the first British rabbi publicly to declare his homosexuality. He is best known for his longstanding wo...
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Samuel Adler (rabbi)
Samuel Adler (December 3, 1809 in Worms, Germany – June 9, 1891 in New York City) was a leading German-American Reform rabbi, Talmudist, and author. He was also the father of Felix Adler, the w...
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...
Elyse Goldstein
Elyse Goldstein is the first female rabbi in Canada, although she was born in the United States. Rabbi Goldstein is also the first woman to be elected as president of the interdenominational Toronto ...
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.
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...
Regina Jonas
Regina Jonas (3 August 1902 – 12 December 1944) was a Berlin-born rabbi. In 1935, she became the first woman to be ordained as a rabbi (though there had been some previous women, such as the Maiden of...
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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...