AB, Clark University, 1939. Master of Education, Boston Teachers College, 1940. Biodiversity Heritage Library, Hebrew Union College, 1953.
MHL, Hebrew Union College, 1955. Doctor of Divinity (honorary), Hebrew Union College, 1980. DEd, University Cincinnati, 1960.
Doctor of Humane Letters (honorary), University St. Thomas, 1990.
Senior rabbi, Temple Israel, Minneapolis, 1963-1985;
rabbi emeritus, Temple Israel, Minneapolis, since 1985;
lecturer department religion and philosophy, Hamline U., since 1958. Adjunct Professor United Theological Seminary, since 1975. Board of Governors Hebrew Union College, Jewish Institute Religion.
Co-chairman task force on reform outreach Union American Hebrew Congregations, Center Conference American Rabbis, 1979-1983. Director Center forChristian-Jewish Learning, U. St. Thomas, St. Paul, since 1985.
State commissioner against discrimination, 1961-1965. Board directors Mount Sinai Hospital, Minneapolis, Minneapolis United Way, Minnesota Council on Religion and Race. Member Midwest Association Reform Rabbis (president 1970-1971), Rabbinic Alumni Association (president 1973-1974), Center Conference American Rabbis (secretary), Minnesota Rabbinical Association (president 1962-1964).
Married Bernice Clein, December 31, 1944 (deceased March 1984). Children: Susan, Steven. Married Abby Lou Evans, December 1989.