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Marvin S. Wiener, American rabbi, editor, executive. Member American Academy Jewish Research, Association Jewish Studies, New York Board Rabbis, Rabbinical Assembly.


Wiener, Marvin S. was born on March 16, 1925 in New York City. Son of Max and Rebecca (Dodell) Wiener.


Bachelor of Science, City College of New York, 1944. Master of Science, City College of New York, 1945. Biodiversity Heritage Library, Jewish Theological Seminary America, 1947.

MHL, Rabbi, Jewish Theological Seminary America, 1951. Doctor of Divinity (honorary), Jewish Theological Seminary America, 1977.


Registrar, secretary faculty, Rabbinical School, Jewish Theological Seminary American, 1951-1957; consultant, Frontiers of Faith television Series, NBC, 1951-1957; director, instructor liturgy, Cantors Institute-Seminary College Jewish Music, Jewish Theological Seminary American, 1954-1958; faculty coordinator, Seminary school and Women's Institute, 1958-1964; director, National Academy for Adult Jewish Studies, United Synagogue American, New York City, 1958-1978; editor, Burning Bush Press, 1958-1978; editor, United Synagogue Review, 1978-1986; director committee congressional standards, United Synagogue American, 1976-1986; consultant community relations and social action, United Synagogue American, 1981-1982; editor, executive joint retirement board, United Synagogue American, since 1986. Member Joint Commision on Rabbinic Placement, 1951-1957, Joint Prayer Book Commission, 1957-1962. Member executive county Rabbinical Assembly, 1958-1986.

Editl.cons. New York Board Rabbis, 1987-1989. Trustee joint retirement board Jewish Theological Seminary American Rabbinical Assembly and United Synagogue American, 1959-1986, secretary 1968-1976, 84-85, vice chairman, 1976-1982, 85-86, chairman 1982, treasurer, 1983-1984. Co-chairman Jewish Bible Association, 1960-1964.

Chairman of the Board review National Council Jewish Audio-Visual Materials, 1968-1969. Member Executive Committee National Council Adult Jewish Education, since 1966. Member Executive Board, editorial advisory board, vice president Jewish Book Couns., 1976-1996.

Chairman International Conference Adult Jewish Education, Jerusalem, 1972.



Member American Academy Jewish Research, Association Jewish Studies, New York Board Rabbis, Rabbinical Assembly.


Married Sylvia Bodek, March 2, 1952. Children: David Hillel, Judith Rachel.

Max Wiener

Rebecca (Dodell) Wiener

Sylvia Bodek

David Hillel Wiener

Judith Rachel Wiener