Finkelstein, Louis

   American Conservative rabbi, scholar and educator. He was born in Cincinnati. He began teaching at the Jewish Theological Seminary in 1920 and later became president and chancellor there. He served as president of the Rabbinical Assembly from 1928 to 1930. He wrote and edited books and articles on general problems in religion, sociology, culture, and ethics. His publications include Pharisees, Jews: Their History, Culture and Religion and Jewish Self-Government in the Middle Ages.

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  • FINKELSTEIN, SHIMON — (1861–1947), U.S. rabbi and author. Born in Slobodka, Lithuania. Finkelstein was recognized as a child as a brilliant talmudist by some of the great scholars of his learned city. After his bar mitzvah, he studied at the Kovno Yeshivah. At the age …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Louis Finkelstein — Rabbi Louis Finkelstein (June 14, 1895, Cincinnati, Ohio – 29 November 1991) was a Talmud scholar and expert in Jewish law. He taught at the Jewish Theological Seminary of America, the first American seminary of Conservative Judaism.He was… …   Wikipedia

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  • Nat Finkelstein — Birth name Nathan Louis Finkelstein Born January 16, 1933(1933 01 16) Brooklyn, New York, U.S. Died October 2, 2009(2009 10 02) …   Wikipedia

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