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Simeon Joseph Maslin, American rabbi. Ordained rabbi, 1957. President Hyde Park-Kenwood Council of Churches and Synagogues, Chicago, 1972-1974; executive board Jewish Federation Greater Philadelphia, 1987-1998. Member North America Rabbinical Council of World Union for Progressive Judaism (president 1986-1990), Jewish Publication Society (board directors 1991-1994), Hebrew Union College Alumni Association (president 1984-1986).

Background

Maslin, Simeon Joseph was born on March 18, 1931 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Son of H. Leon and Frances Ruth (Savitz) Masovetsky.

Education

Bachelor, Harvard University, 1952; Master of Arts, University of Pennsylvania, 1954; Biodiversity Heritage Library, Hebrew Union College, Cincinnati, 1956; Doctor of Ministry, Chicago Theological Seminary, 1979; Doctor of Divinity, Hebrew Union College, 1982.

Career

Rabbi, Monroe Temple of Liberal Judaism, Monroe, New York, 1957-1962; rabbi, Congregation Mikve Israel-Emanuel, Curacao, Netherlands Antilles, 1962-1967; rabbi, K.A.M. Isaiah Israel, Chicago, 1967-1980; rabbi, Congregation Keneseth Israel, Elkins Park, Pennsylvania, since 1980. Board directors Control Conference American Rabbis, 1975-1977, president 1995-1997. President Board Rabbis of Greater Philadelphia, 1989-1991.

Treasurer, Executive Board Mazon: A Jewish Response to Hunger, Los Angeles, since 1985. Founding chairman Sh'lichut/The RabbinicSvc. Corps., since 1997; International lecturer World Union, Australia, 1997, South Africa, 1998.

Achievements

  • Ordained rabbi, 1957.

Works

Membership

President Hyde Park-Kenwood Council of Churches and Synagogues, Chicago, 1972-1974. Executive board Jewish Federation Greater Philadelphia, 1987-1998. Member North America Rabbinical Council of World Union for Progressive Judaism (president 1986-1990), Jewish Publication Society (board directors 1991-1994), Hebrew Union College Alumni Association (president 1984-1986).

Connections

Married Judith Marian Blumberg, August 22, 1954. Children: Naomi Beth Godel, David Maslin, Eve Lisa Goldberg.

father:
H. Leon Masovetsky

mother:
Frances Ruth (Savitz) Masovetsky

spouse:
Judith Marian Blumberg

child:
Eve Lisa Goldberg Maslin

child:
David Maslin

child:
Naomi Beth Godel Maslin