Bachelor of Science, New York University, 1954. Master of Arts, New York University, 1955. Doctor of Philosophy, University de Poitiers, France, 1957.
Rabbi, Seaford (New York) Jewish Center, since 1973;
director pastoral counseling services, Margaret Tietz Center, Jamaica, New York, since 1981. Chaplain Grace Plaza Nursing Home, Great Neck, New York, since 1977, Mary Immaculate Hospital, Jamaica, since 1988. President Long Island Board Rabbis, 1987-1989.
Board of Governors New York Board Rabbis. Board directors National Conference of Christians and Jews. Lecturer in field.
Member American Association of University Professors, Reconstructionist Rabbinical Association, New York Board Rabbis, United Zionists Revisionists of America, National Association Professors of Hebrew, Educators Assembly of United Synagogue, Society Bible. Literature and Exegesis, American Academy Religion, Gesellschaft fur Christlich-Judische Zusammenarbeit of W. Germany.
Married Rahel Hershfinkel, January 24, 1960. Children: Sharona, Ethan Samuel, Liora Miriam.