Bachelor, University Cincinnati, 1940. MHL, Hebrew Union College, Cincinnati, 1943. Doctor of Divinity, Hebrew Union College, New York City, 1990.
Rabbi, Sinai Temple, Sioux City, Iowa., 1943-1944; Rabbi, Temple Rodef Shalom, Port Arthur, Texas, 1944-1947; Rabbi, Temple Beth Israel, Corsicana, Texas, 1947-1948; Hebrew cataloger, later head cataloger, Hebrew Union College Library., Cincinnati, 1950-1964; chaplain, Home for Jewish Aged, Cincinnati, 1958-1964; senior cataloger in Judaica,, Library. of Congress, Washington, since 1964. Director government division United Jewish Appeal, Washington, since 1966. Delegate Holocaust committee Jewish Community Council, Washington, since 1975.
Member Center Conference American Rabbis, Association Jewish Libraries (life, vice president 1970-1972), National Library and Information Association (chairman council 1978-1979, 88-89).