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Clergyman , Editor , Lawyer

Meyer Kramer, American lawyer, editor, clergyman. Bar: Pennsylvania 1944; ordained rabbi, 1941. Member Rabbinical Council Philadelphia (president 1966-1968, 90-92), Rabbinical Council American, Rabbinic Alumni Yeshiva University (vice president 1960-1968).

Background

Kramer, Meyer was born on February 4, 1919 in Russia. Came to United States, 1927, naturalized, 1933. Son of Chaim and D'vorah (Kotzin) Kramer.

Education

Bachelor, Yeshiva College, 1940. Postgraduate, Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary, 1941. Bachelor of Laws, University Pennsylvania, 1944.

Career

Law clerk Superior Court Pennsylvania, 1944-1945. Attorney Opinion Writing Office, Securities and Exchange Commission, 1945-1946. Lecturer University Pennsylvania Law School, 1947-1969.

Rabbi Adath Zion, Philadelphia, 1951-1967, Beth Tefilath Israel, Philadelphia, 1967-1972, Bustleton-Somerton Synagogue, Philadelphia, 1972-1975. Editorial consultant The Orchard, 1988-2001. Director Office Periodicals, American Law Institute-American Bar Association, Philadelphia, 1972-1984, director Office Publications, 1984-1987.

Board directors Gratz College, Beth Jacob Schools, Philadelphia, Talmudical Yeshiva Philadelphia, Hapoel-Hamizrachi, Philadelphia.

Achievements

  • Bar: Pennsylvania 1944. Ordained rabbi, 1941.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: (with A. Leo Levin) Conservative Ketubah. Editor Ali-American Bar Association Continuing Legal Education Review, 1972-1984, ALI-American Bar Association Course Materials Journal, 1976-1984, Continuing Legal Education Register, 1979-1984. Associate editor Jewish Horizon, 1960-1962, Practical Lawyer, 1972-1984.

Membership

Member Rabbinical Council Philadelphia (president 1966-1968, 90-92), Rabbinical Council American, Rabbinic Alumni Yeshiva University (vice president 1960-1968).

Connections

Married Rose Schnabel, December 22, 1944. Children: Doniel, Rena, Tamar, Shira.

father:
Chaim Kramer

mother:
D'vorah (Kotzin) Kramer

spouse:
Rose Schnabel

child:
Doniel Kramer

child:
Rena Kramer

child:
Tamar Kramer

child:
Shira Kramer