Kaplan, Mordecai Menahem, 1881-1983

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Professor of homiletics, later philosophies of religion, and dean of Teachers Institute of Jewish Theological Seminary of America; founder of the Reconstructionist movement in Judaism; d. 1983.

From the description of Papers, 1899-1969. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70962515

Rabbi and religious teacher who wrote many influential books on Judaism in the first half of the 20th century.

From the description of Papers, 1913-1959 [microform]. (Brandeis University Library). WorldCat record id: 35866037

From the description of Papers, 1959-1969 [microform]. (Brandeis University Library). WorldCat record id: 35848257

Professor of Homiletics, later Philosophies of Religion, and Dean of Teachers Institute of Jewish Theological Seminary of America.

Kaplan (1881-1983) was founder of the Reconstructionist movement in Judaism.

From the description of Papers, 1910-1975. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79639493

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creatorOf Kaplan, Mordecai Menahem, 1881-. Papers, 1899-1969. American Jewish Archives
referencedIn Jewish Theological Seminary of America. Teachers Institute. Records, 1919-[ca. 1944] ; 1920s-1930s, (bulk). Ocean County College Library, OCC Library
creatorOf Kaplan, Mordecai Menahem, 1881-1983. Ethical system of Henry Sidgwick. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Kaplan, Mordecai Menahem, 1881-. Letter, 1946, to Lewis Mumford. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Philip Lax, papers, undated, 1915, 1917, 1944-2003, 2005-2008 (bulk 1970s-1980s) American Jewish Historical Society
creatorOf Kaplan, Mordecai Menahem, 1881-1983. Papers, 1913-1959 [microform]. Brandeis University Library
referencedIn Sandrow, Edward T., 1906-1975. Papers, 1933-1975. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Adler, Cyrus, 1863-1940. Cyrus Adler correspondence, 1921 Feb 3 and 14. American Jewish Archives
referencedIn Milton Steinberg (1903-1950) Papers, undated, 1883-2003, 1923-1950 American Jewish Historical Society
creatorOf Kaplan, Mordecai Menahem, 1881-. Papers, 1910-1975. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
creatorOf Kaplan, Mordecai Menahem, 1881-1983. Correspondence to Chaim Potok, 1969. University of Pennsylvania Library
referencedIn Jewish Reconstructionist Foundation, records, undated, 1920, 1928, 1930-1931, 1934-1936, 1938, 1940-1983 American Jewish Historical Society
referencedIn Jewish Theological Seminary of America. General Files. Records, 1902-1972. 1940-1972 (bulk). Ocean County College Library, OCC Library
referencedIn Feldman, Abraham J. (Abraham Jehiel), 1893-1977. Abraham J. Feldman papers, 1906-1977. American Jewish Archives
referencedIn Wiernik, Peter, 1865-1936. Papers, 1890-1948. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Herman H. and Mignon L. Rubenovitz papers, 1905-1965 Jewish Theological Seminary of America
referencedIn Bernard C. Ehrenreich Papers, undated, 1871-1971 American Jewish Historical Society
creatorOf Conference on Science, Philosophy, and Religion. Records. 1939-1977. 1940-1968. Ocean County College Library, OCC Library
referencedIn Beimel, Jacob, 1880-1944. Papers, [ca. 1903-1952]. Jewish Theological Seminary of America
referencedIn Maurice L. Zigmond Papers Wyner Family Jewish Heritage Center at New England Historic Genealogical Society
creatorOf Kaplan, Mordecai Menahem, 1881-. Papers, 1959-1969 [microform]. Brandeis University Library
referencedIn Jewish Theological Seminary of America. Faculty. Faculty Files, 1903-1949. Ocean County College Library, OCC Library
referencedIn Wolpe, Gerald Isaac, 1927-. Oral history interview with Gerald Isaac Wolpe, 1999. College of Charleston, Marlene and Nathan Addlestone Library
referencedIn Blumenfield, Samuel M., 1901-1972. Samuel M. Blumenfield papers, ca. 1940-1960. American Jewish Archives
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correspondedWith Adler, Cyrus, 1863-1940. person
associatedWith Beimel, Jacob, 1880-1944. person
associatedWith Bernard C. Ehrenreich, 1876-1955 person
associatedWith Blumenfield, Samuel M., 1901-1972. person
associatedWith Brandeis, Louis Dembitz, 1856-1941. person
associatedWith Conference on Science, Philosophy, and Religion. corporateBody
correspondedWith Feldman, Abraham J. (Abraham Jehiel), 1893-1977. person
associatedWith Jewish Reconstructionist Foundation. corporateBody
associatedWith Jewish Theological Seminary of America. corporateBody
associatedWith Jewish Theological Seminary of America. Faculty. corporateBody
associatedWith Jewish Theological Seminary of America. General Files. corporateBody
associatedWith Jewish Theological Seminary of America. Teachers Institute. corporateBody
associatedWith Lax, Philip, 1920-2012 person
associatedWith Rubenovitz, Herman H., 1883-1966. person
associatedWith Sandrow, Edward T., 1906-1975. person
associatedWith Steinberg, Milton,1903-1950 person
associatedWith Wiernik, Peter, 1865-1936. person
associatedWith Wolpe, Gerald Isaac, 1927- person
associatedWith Zigmond, Maurice L. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
United States
New York (State)--New York
New York (State)--New York
United States
Subject
Rabbinical seminaries
Reconstructionist Judaism
Jews--20th century
Jews--Education
Pastoral theology (Judaism)
Jewish teachers colleges
Jewish philosophy
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Deans (Education)--New York (State)--New York
Jewish educators--New York (State)--New York
Rabbi--New York (State)--New York
Jewish college teachers
Rabbis
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Birth 1881-07-11

Death 1983-11-08

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Hebrew,

Yiddish,

English

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