Jewish Theological Seminary of America. Faculty.

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The Jewish Theological Seminary of America, located in New York, was founded in 1886 and reorganized in 1902. The Seminary, considered the fountainhead of the Conservative Movement in Judaism, consists of a rabbinical school and graduate and undergraduate programs in Jewish Studies. During the early decades of the century it also included a teacher training institute. The Seminary's heads have been Solomon Schechter (1902-1915), Cyrus Adler (1915-1940), Louis Finkelstein (1940-1972), Gerson Cohen (1972-1986), and Ismar Schorsch (1986-present).

From the description of Faculty Files, 1903-1949. (Jewish Theological Seminary of America). WorldCat record id: 122574528

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associatedWith Adler, Cyrus, 1863-1940. person
associatedWith Arzt, Max. person
associatedWith Cohen, Boaz, 1899-1968. person
associatedWith Finkelstein, Louis, 1895-1991. person
associatedWith Ginsberg, Harold Louis. person
associatedWith Gordis, Robert, 1908- person
associatedWith Greenberg, Simon, 1901- person
associatedWith Halkin, Abraham S., 1903- person
associatedWith Hyamson, Moses, 1863-1949. person
associatedWith Kaplan, Mordecai Menahem, 1881- person
associatedWith Lieberman, Saul, 1898-1983. person
associatedWith Marx, Alexander, 1878-1953. person
associatedWith Schechter, S. (Solomon), 1947-1915. person
associatedWith Sperber, Alexander, 1897- person
associatedWith Spiegel, Shalom, 1899-1984. person
associatedWith Williamson, Arleigh. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
New York (State)--New York
United States
Jews, American
Universities and colleges
Universities and colleges
Conservative Judaism
Emigration and immigration
Jewish refugees
Jewish religious education
Rabbinical seminaries
World War, 1939-1945

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Active 1903

Active 1949

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