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Sidney Emanuel Goldstein, American rabbi.


Goldstein, Sidney Emanuel was born on March 7, 1879 in Marshall, Texas, United States. Son of Jacob and Golda (Mesritz) Goldstein.


Bachelor of Arts, University of Cincinnati, 1904. Bachelor of Hebrew Literature and Rabbi, Hebrew Union College, Cincinnati, 1905. Graduate work in social sciences, University Cincinnati, University of Chicago, Columbia University.

Doctor of Divinity honorus causa, Jewish Institute of Religion, New York, 1945.


Assistant superintendent at Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, 1905-1907. Associate rabbi Free Synagogue, New York, since 1907. Professor social service, Jewish Institute of Religion, New York, since 1922.


Member of Executive Committee Social Justice and Peace, Central Conference American Rabbis. Member technical advising committee of National Conference on Family Life. Member planning committee of White House Conference on Children in a Democracy, 1939-1940.

Member Executive Committee Planned Parenthood Federation of America. Member of New York State Committee on Discrimination in Employment, 1941-1944. Member Executive Committee National Council for a Permanent Fair Employment Practice Committee.

Member Executive Committee City Affairs Committee of New York, 1930-1941.


Married Susan Sugarman, July 23, 1906. Children: Eleanore Mattye (Mistress Hugo Nichthauser), Beatrice Sidbeth (Mistress Harvey Konheim).

Jacob Goldstein

Golda (Mesritz) Goldstein

Susan Sugarman

Eleanore Mattye Goldstein (Mistress Hugo Nichthauser)

Beatrice Sidbeth Goldstein (Mistress Harvey Konheim)