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rabbi

Sheldon Jay Harr, American rabbi. Ordained rabbi, 1973.

Background

Harr, Sheldon Jay was born on September 5, 1946 in Youngstown, Ohio, United States. Son of Aaron A. and Arlene (Levy) Harr.

Education

Bachelor, University Cincinnati, 1968. B. Hebrew Letters, Hebrew Union College, 1971. Master of Arts, Hebrew Union College, 1973.

Doctor, Emory University.

Career

Assistant rabbi, Temple Israel, West Palm Beach, Florida, 1973-1976;senior rabbi, Temple Kol Ami, Plantation, Florida, since 1976. President Jewish National Fund, S.E. Florida, Fort Lauderdale.

Achievements

  • Ordained rabbi, 1973.

Membership

Vice chairman Urban League of Broward County, Fort Lauderdale, 1988-1990. Member bi-racial committee School Board of Broward County, 1987-1989. Chaplain Police Department of Davie, Florida, since 1988, Police Department of Plantation, Florida, since 1990.

Member National Conference of Christians and Jews (board directors since 1986), Central Conference American Rabbis (vice president Southeast region), Jewish Federation Fort Lauderdale (board directors, Outstanding Rabbi of Year 1990-1991), West Broward Religious Leaders Fellowship (president 1985-1987), Union American Hebrew Congregations (board directors Southeast region).

Connections

Married Fern J. Harr, August 30, 1969. Children: Elizabeth (deceased), Bryan.

father:
Aaron A. Harr

mother:
Arlene (Levy) Harr

spouse:
Fern J. Harr

child:
Elizabeth Harr (deceased)

child:
Bryan Harr