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Lawyer , rabbi

Michael Asher Manson, American rabbi, lawyer. Bar: Israel. Recipient Masada award State of Israel, 1975, Certified of Merit Southwest Alabama Council on Alcoholism, 1976, Youth award American B'nai B'rith, 1985, Certified of Appreciation American Red Cross, 1986.


Manson, Michael Asher was born on October 29, 1931 in Tel Aviv. Son of Jan and Rosa (Rubinstein) Manson.


Juris Doctor, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, 1959. Bachelor in Hebrew Language, Hebrew Unio College, Los Angeles, 1967. Master of Arts in Hebrew Language, Hebrew Unio College, Cincinnati, 1959.


Assistant attorney, Rotenstreich Law Offices, Tel Aviv, 1957-1959;private practice law, Manson Law Offices, Tel Aviv, 1959-1963;legal advisor, Industrial and Commercial Bank, Tel Aviv, 1960-1963;clergyman, Temple Emanuel, McAllen, Texas, 1969-1974;clergyman, Ahavas Chessed Congregation, Mobile, Alabama, 1974-1978;clergyman, Beth Israel Congregation, Wallingford, Connecticut, 1978-1986;clergyman, B'nai Jacob Congregation, Bakersfield, California, 1986-1988;clergyman, Beth Tefilah Synagogue, San Diego, since 1988;chaplain, Naval Hospital, San Diego, since 1990. Speaker Cult Awareness Network, Wallingford, 1979-1985.


  • Bar: Israel.


President 21st region Council on Alcoholism, McAllen, Texas, 1973, vice president American Red Cross, Wallingford, 1984, chairman Ethics Committee, Wallingford, 1985, Housing Authority, 1984-1986. Religious leader, consultant Russian Refugee Programs, San Diego, since 1988. Member Governor's Committee on Elderly, Governor's Committee on Health.

Member Rabbinical Assembly, Center Conference American Rabbis (national commission on RussianJewry, national commission on youth and drugs), Masons (master).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: music, theatre, public speaking, languages.


Married Shoshana Haller. Children: Sapir, Daniel Maxim.

Jan Manson

Rosa (Rubinstein) Manson

Shoshana Haller

Sapir Manson

Daniel Maxim Manson