Bachelor of Commerce, University Virginia, Charlottesville, 1941. Postgraduate, University Virginia, 1942. M.H.L., Hebrew Union College, New York City, 1950.
Doctor of Hebrew Literature, Hebrew Union College, 1963. Doctor of Divinity, Hebrew Union College, 1975.
Rabbi Beth Israel, Elmont, New York, 1950-1956. Director Southern Florida Federation Reform Songregations, Miami, 1956-1959. Senior rabbi Temple Beth Am, since 1956.
President Synagogue Council American, New York City, 1985-1987.
Chairman community relations board Dade County Interfaith Agency Social Justice, Miami, 1981-1982. Served as sergeant United States Army, 1942-1946. Member Synagogue Council American (president 1985-1987), Alumni Association Hebrew Union College (president 1979-1980), Central Conference American Rabbis (president southeast region 1975-1976), Rabbinical Association Greater Miami (president 1971-1972), Society Biblical Literature, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (life), Beta Gamma Sigma.
Married Selma Baumgard, June 20, 1948. Children– Jonathan, Shira, Daniel.