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Maurice Nathan Eisendrath, American rabbi. member theologian’s committee American Association for International Office of Education; member of national council Joint Distribution Committee Campaign; member National Community Relations Advisory Council; member executive bd Central Conference American Rabbis.

Background

Eisendrath, Maurice Nathan was born on July 10, 1902 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Nathan Julius and Clara (Oesterreicher) Eisendrath.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Univercity Cincinnati, 1925, Doctor of Laws, 1957. Rabbi, Hebrew Union College, Cinc., 1926, Doctor of Divinity, 1945. Doctor of Laws, Brown U., 1964.

Career

July 1963); married second Rita Hands, June 1964. Stepchildren—Linda, Charles. Rabbi, Charleston, West Virginia, 1926-1929, Holy Blossom Temple, Toronto, Cincinnati, O., 1943-1946.

President Union American Hebrew Congregations, 1946-1952, president for life, 1952-1973. Representative to Synagogue Council American Board Governors Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute Religion. Board directors National Jewish Welfare Bd.

Vice chairman American board World Jewish Congress. Member theologian’s committee American Association for International Office of Education. Vice president World Union for Progressive Judaism.

National co-chairman commissions on religious orgns. National Conference Christians and Jews. Member of national council Joint Distribution Committee Campaign.

Member National Community Relations Advisory Council. Member executive bd Central Conference American Rabbis. Author: The Never Failing Stream, 1939.

Can Faith Survive, 1958. Contributor to Dimensions, American Judaism, Jewish Layman.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: The Never Failing Stream, 1939. Can Faith Survive, 1958. Contributor to Dimensions, American Judaism, Jewish Layman.

Membership

Member theologian’s committee American Association for International Office of Education. Member of national council Joint Distribution Committee Campaign. Member National Community Relations Advisory Council.

Member executive bd Central Conference American Rabbis.

Connections

Married Rosa Brown, November 24, 1926 (deceased.; married second Rita Hands, June 1964.

father:
Nathan Julius Eisendrath

mother:
Clara (Oesterreicher) Eisendrath

spouses:
Rosa Brown

2d Rita Hands