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Joseph Silverman

rabbi

Joseph Silverman, American rabbi.

Background

Silverman, Joseph was born on August 25, 1860 in Cincinnati, Ohio, United States. Son of M. H. and Ulrika (Piorkowsky) Silverman.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, University of Cincinnati, 1883. Studied Hebrew Union College, Doctor of Divinity, 1887. Doctor of Hebrew Literature, University of New York, 1924.

Career

Ordained rabbi, 1884. Minister Temple Emanu-El, Dallas, Texas, 1884-1885, Congregation Benai Israel, Galveston, 1885-1888, Temple Emanu-El, New York, 1888-1922 (rabbi emeritus). Honorary rabbi Temple Emanu-El, Boro Park, Brooklyn, 1925.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Catechism on Judaism, 1886.

Membership

Member Council of Religious Congress, Chicago Exposition, 1893. Member American Jewish Committee. Member General Committee Order of B’nai B’rith.

Member Executive Committee National Association Advancement of Colored Race, 1909-1912. Member Mohawk Peace Conference, 1911-1913. Honorary president Association Reform Rabbis of New York.

Member of national Executive Committee Zionist Organisation America. Member American committee Jewish Palestine Exploration Society.

Connections

Married Henriette Block, December 5, 1886.

father:
M. H. Silverman

mother:
Ulrika (Piorkowsky) Silverman

spouse:
Henriette Block