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Bernard Jacob Bamberger, American rabbi. Member of committee preparing new translation of Bible, Jewish Publication Society American; Member Society Biblical Literature and Exegesis, American Academy Jewish Research.

Background

Bamberger, Bernard Jacob was born on May 30, 1904 in Baltimore. Son of William Burk and Gussie (Erlanger) Bamberger.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Johns Hopkins, 1923. Rabbi, Hebrew Union College, Cincinnati, 1926, Doctor of Divinity, 1929, Doctor of Hebrew Literature, 1950.

Career

Rabbi, Temple Israel, Lafayette, Indiana, 1926-1929, Congregation Beth Emeth, Albany, New York, 1929-1944, Temple Shaaray Tefila, New York City, 1944-1970, rabbi emeritus, 1970-1980.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Proselytism in the Talmudic Period, 1939. Fallen Angels, 1952

    • The Bible: A Modern Jewish Approach, 1955. The Story of Judaism, 1957.

      The Search for Jewish Theology, 1978. The Torah-A Modern Commentary: Leviticus, 1979. Editor: Reform Judaism: Essays by Hebrew Union College Alumni, 1949.

      Studies in Jewish Law, Custom and Folklore (Jacob Z. Lauterbach), 1970-1972. Contributor essays learned and popular journals Contbg edg. editor The Universal Jewish Encyclopedia.

Membership

Member of committee preparing new translation of Bible, Jewish Publication Society American. Member Society Biblical Literature and Exegesis, American Academy Jewish Research.

Connections

Married Ethel Ruth Kraus, June 14, 1932. Children: Henry, David.

father:
William Burk Bamberger

mother:
Gussie (Erlanger) Bamberger

spouse:
Ethel Ruth Kraus

children:
Henry Bamberger

David Bamberger