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Chaim Shapiro, American rabbi. Ordained rabbi, 1956. Spiritual guide Newport County Hospice and Visiting Nurses Association, since 1979; board directors Hedward King Senior Citizens Center, Newport, since 1988. Member Yeshiva University Rabbinical Alumni Association, Rabbinical Council Asm., Aquidneck Clergy Association, Rhode Island Board Rabbis.

Background

Shapiro, Chaim was born on November 29, 1931 in New Haven. Son of Samuel Aaron and Miriam Rebecca (Einbinder) Shapiro.

Education

Bachelor, Yeshive College, 1953. Master of Education, University Pittsburgh, 1958. D. Ministry, Boston University, 1990.

Career

Rabbi, Congregation Rodeph Shalom Homestead, Pittsburgh, 1956-1958; rabbi, Briarwood Jewish Center, Queens, New York, 1958-1960; rabbi, Touro Synagogue-Congregation Jeshuat Israel, Newport, Rhode Island, since 1987; rabbi, executive director, Temple Israel, Long Beach, New York, 1984-1987. Principal Young Israel-Wavecrest & Bayswater School, Far Rockaway, New York, 1964-1969, Atlantic Beach (New York) Jewish Center, 1960-1978. Youth director Young Israel of Long Beach (New York), 1962-1966.

Achievements

  • Ordained rabbi, 1956.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: A Proposed Guide for Orthodox Jewish Conversion, 1990, (booklet) A Guide to Judaism for Chaplains, 1988, (article series) The Kaddish Question, 1961.

Membership

Spiritual guide Newport County Hospice and Visiting Nurses Association, since 1979. Board directors Hedward King Senior Citizens Center, Newport, since 1988. Member Yeshiva University Rabbinical Alumni Association, Rabbinical Council Asm., Aquidneck Clergy Association, Rhode Island Board Rabbis.

Connections

Married Sheila Esther Rabinowitz, March 15, 1955. Children: Elliott, Alan, Neil, Jonathan.

father:
Samuel Aaron Shapiro

mother:
Miriam Rebecca (Einbinder) Shapiro

spouse:
Sheila Esther Rabinowitz

child:
Neil Shapiro

child:
Elliott Shapiro

child:
Jonathan Shapiro

child:
Alan Shapiro