David B. Alpert papers 1924-1981


David B. Alpert papers, 1924-1981

David B. Alpert papers 1924-1981

Rabbi of Boston. Diaries containing notes and reflections on religious and personal matters, on a trip to Israel and Europe, and on current political events. Includes general observations of a hospital chaplain and background information on patients at Boston City Hospital where Alpert served as the Jewish chaplain; includes material from the Massachusetts Board of Rabbis and the Eastern New England Conference of Liberal Rabbis. Material also consists of a scrap book containing newspaper editorials by Alpert, 1945-1949, a booklet containing hand-written notes on the first meeting of Central Conference of American Rabbis in Israel, 1970, as well as newspaper clippings pertaining to the biography of the rabbi and a short, reflective essay, 1979.

2.5 linear feet (5 manuscript boxes)


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Rabbi David B. Alpert (1899-1982) Rabbi David Alpert was born in Boston in 1900. A graduate of Boston University College of Liberal Arts, Harvard Divinity School and the Jewish Institute of Religion, Alpert was the first Boston born Rabbi and the youngest to be appointed to his own congregation. After serving in World War I, at the age of 24, Alpert was appointed Rabbi of Congregation Beth Hasholom in Williamsport, Pennsylvania. By the 1930s he was living in the Boston a...

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