Bachelor with Honors, Williams College, Williamstown, Massachusetts, 1963; Biodiversity Heritage Library, Hebrew Union College, Cincinnati, 1965; MAHL, Hebrew Union College, 1969.
Assistant and associate rabbi Holy Blossom Temple, Toronto, Ontario, 1971-1977. Associate rabbi Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel, Elkins Park, Pennsylvania, 1977-1979. Rabbi Riverdale Temple, Bronx, since 1979.
Member religious affairs committee United Jewish Appeal, New York City, since 1981. Member synagogue relations council Federation Jewish Philanthropies, New York City, since 1981. President Riverdale Clery Conference, Bronx., 1983-1984.
Lieutenant United States Navy, 1969-1971. Member Synagogue Council American (delegate Center Conference American Rabbis since 1986), Riverdale Clergy Conference.
Married Karen Jeanne Spiegel, October 28, 1978. Children: Ross Fauer, Andrew Julian, Joshua Alexander.