- (1908-92)American rabbi and biblical scholar. He was born in New York. He served as rabbi of Temple Beth El in Rockaway Park, New York, from 1931 until his retirement in 1968. From 1940 he was professor of Bible at the Jewish Theological Seminary. He served as editor of the journal Judaism and president of the Rabbinical Assembly and Synagogue Council of America. He has published studies of wisdom literature, biblical poetry and the masorah.
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