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Sidney B. Hoenig

Sidney B. Hoenig, American educator.

Background

  • Hoenig, Sidney B. was born on April 6, 1907 in New York City. Son of Joseph and Lena (Goldfarb) Hoenig.

  • Education

    • B.S.S., College City New York, 1927. Rabbi, Yeshiva U., 1931, D.L.H., 1975. Doctor of Philosophy., Dropsie College, 1934.

    Career

    • Ednl. director Young Israel Movement, 1939-1941. Principal Hebrew Teacher., Training School Girls, 1941-1945. Jewish chaplain Brooklyn House Detention, 1947-1975.

      Director adult education Yeshiva U., 1955-1971, professor Jewish history, 1934-1976, dean Bernard Revel Graduate School, 1971-1975, professor emeritus, 1975-1979. Adjunct Professor Talmudic Studies Dropsie U., 1977. President Jewish book council Jewish Welfare Board National Endowment Humanities fellow, 1975-1976.

      Author: Passover Haggadah, 1949. The Great Sanhedrin, 1953. A Guide to the Prophets, 1957.

      Jewish Identity, 1965. Doctor Revel: Rabbinics and Research, 1968. Solomon Zeitlin Bibliography, 1971.

      Doctor Belkin: Jewish Law and Lore. Also articles. Contributor Encyclopedia British, Jewish Quarterly Review, Interpreters Dictionary of the Bible, Encyclopedia Judaica. Home: Rockaway Park, New York.

    Works

    • Author: Passover Haggadah, 1949. The Great Sanhedrin, 1953. A Guide to the Prophets, 1957.

      Jewish Identity, 1965. Doctor Revel: Rabbinics and Research, 1968. Solomon Zeitlin Bibliography, 1971.

      Doctor Belkin: Jewish Law and Lore. Also articles. Contributor Encyclopedia British, Jewish Quarterly Review, Interpreters Dictionary of the Bible, Encyclopedia Judaica.

    Connections

    • Married Ann Whitehorn, March 28, 1939. Children: Hava, Joseph (deceased), Herschel, Fredda, Jacob.
    • father: Joseph Hoenig
    • mother: Lena (Goldfarb) Hoenig
    • spouse: Ann Whitehorn
    • children: Hava Hoenig
    • Joseph Hoenig (deceased)
    • Herschel Hoenig
    • Fredda Hoenig
    • Jacob Hoenig
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    Born April 6, 1907
    Died December 7, 1979
    (aged 72)
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