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Henry Berkowitz

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Henry Berkowitz, American rabbi. Member Board of Governors Hebrew Union College, since 1884; member publication committee Jewish Publication Society America.

Background

Berkowitz, Henry was born on March 18, 1857 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Louis and Henrietta (Jaroslawski) Berkowitz.

Education

Student Cornell Univercity, 1872-1873. Studied law in office of Brown & Lambie, Pittsburgh, 1874-1877. B Little, Cincinnati U., 1881.

Rabbi, Hebrew Union College, Cincinnati, 1883 (Doctor of Divinity, 1887).

Career

Rabbi, Shaara-Shamayim Congregation, Mobile, Alabama, 1883-1888, B’nai Jehuda Congregation. Kansas City, Missoury, 1888-1892, Rodeph Shalom Congregation, Philadelphia, 1892-1921 (emeritus).

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Bible Ethics, 1883. First and Second Union Hebrew Readers, 1883. Judaism and the Social Question, 1887.The Pulpit Message, 1892. The Open Bible, 1895. Sabbath Sentiment in the Home, 1898.The New Education in Religion (2 vols.), 1913. Intimate Glimpses of the Rabbi’s Career, 1919.

Membership

Member Board of Governors Hebrew Union College, since 1884. Member publication committee Jewish Publication Society America.

Connections

Married Flora Brunn, of Fraustadt, Germany, October 28, 1883.

father:
Louis Berkowitz

mother:
Henrietta (Jaroslawski) Berkowitz

spouse:
Flora Brunn