Bachelor, City College of New York, 1932; Doctor of Humane Letters, Hebrew Theological College, 1980.
Rabbi, Congregation Machzike Hadas, Scranton, Pennsylvania, 1932-1936; rabbi, Congregation United Sons of Israel, North Adams, Massachusetts, 1936-1937; rabbi, Congregation Beth Jacob, Miami Beach, Florida, 1937-1955; rabbi, Congregation K.I.N.S. of West Rogers Park, Chicago, since 1955.
Member of Executive Committee Northtown Rogers Park Mental Health Council, Council for Jewish Elderly. Member Mayor's communications of Department Human Superior vena cava syndrome, Chicago. Member Chicago Board Rabbis (Executive Committee), Chicago Rabbinical Council (Executive Committee), Chicago Zionist Organisation (Executive Committee), North Town Community Council (Executive Committee), Associated Talmud Torahs (board directors), Religious Zionist Council (board directors).
Married Magda Schonfeld, March 10, 1935. Children: Renah Rahelle, Efraim Zev, David Joseph.