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Joshua Loth Liebman, American rabbi.


Liebman, Joshua Loth was born on April 7, 1907 in Hamilton, Ohio, United States. Son of Simon and Sabina (Loth) Liebman.


Bachelor of Arts, University of Cincinnati, 1926. Rabbi, Hebrew Union College, Cincinnati, 1930, Doctor of Hebrew Literature, 1939. Student Hebrew U. in Palestine, Harvard University and Columbia University, 1928-1930.

Doctor of Divinity; Doctor of Letters (honorary) Colby College, 1948.


Tutor German department University of Cincinnati, 1925-1926, Taft Teaching.


  • Other Work

    • Author: The Religious Philosophy of Aaron Ben Elijah, 1939. God and the World Crisis—Can We Still Believe in Providence, 1941. Teleology and Attributes in the Philosophy of Maimonides from the Hebrew, 1943.

      Peace of Mind, 1946 (Religious Book of the Month, May 1946). Contributor articles to mags.


Member Committee on Army and Navy Religious Activities, 1942-1945. Member National communications of Education, 1941-1943. Member Boston Civil Liberties Committee, Received Simon Lazarus prize for highest academic honors and Youngerman prize for outstanding sermon, Hebrew Union College, 1930.

Member Jewish Publication Society (member publication committee), Jewish Academy Arts and Sciences, Central Conference American Rabbis (member Executive Board 1939-1941), Phi Beta Kappa, B’nai B’rith.


Married Fan Loth, July 4, 1928.

Simon Liebman

Sabina (Loth) Liebman

Fan Loth