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Tobias Schanfarber

rabbi

Tobias Schanfarber, American rabbi. member Chicago Hebrew Institute, Illinois Vigilance Association (v.

Background

Schanfarber, Tobias was born on December 20, 1862 in Cleveland, Ohio, United States. Son of Aaron and Sarah (Newman) Schanfarber.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, University of Cincinnati, 1885. Graduate as rabbi, Hebrew Union College, Cincinnati, 1886, honorary Doctor Hebrew Laws, 1933. Student Johns Hopkins, under Paul Haupt, 1894-1899.

Career

Ordained to ministry, 1886. Rabbi, Toledo, O., 1886-1887, Fort Wayne, Indiana, 1887-1888, Baltimore, Maryland., 1888-1898, Mobile, Alabama, 1899-1901, Kehilath Anshe Mayriv, Chicago, 1901-1925 (rabbi emeritus). Editor Jewish Comment, and Jewish Chronicle.

Editor Reform Advocate (Chicago), 1901-1902, and Chicago Israelite a number of years Elected honorary president for life of Chicago Rabbinical Association, 1933. Correspondent secretary Central Conference American Rabbis, 1906-1908. Member Chicago Hebrew Institute, Illinois Vigilance Association (Vice-President), National Probation League, National Civic Federation.

Address: 5044 Drexel Boulevard, Chicago, Ill.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor Jewish Comment, and Jewish Chronicle. Editor Reform Advocate (Chicago), 1901-1902, and Chicago Israelite a number of years Elected honorary president for life of Chicago Rabbinical Association, 1933. Correspondent secretary Central Conference American Rabbis, 1906-1908.Member Chicago Hebrew Institute, Illinois Vigilance Association (Vice-President), National Probation League, National Civic Federation.

Membership

Member Chicago Hebrew Institute, Illinois Vigilance Association (v.

Connections

Married Carrie Phillipson, October 15, 1890.

father:
Aaron Schanfarber

mother:
Sarah (Newman) Schanfarber

spouse:
Carrie Phillipson