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This profile was last updated on 11/28/07  and contains information from public web pages.

Founder

Institute for Judaism for Christian Clergymen
 
Background

Employment History

  • President
    League for Labor Palestine
  • Rabbi
    Congregation Bene Yeshurun
  • Rabbi
    Cincinnati's Congregation Bene Yeshurun

Board Memberships and Affiliations

Education

  • University of Cincinnati
  • University of Chicago Divinity School
  • honorary degree
    HUC-JIR
Web References
Samuel Wohl Papers
www.americanjewisharchives.org, 28 Nov 2007 [cached]
Samuel Wohl was born on June 21, 1895 in Novo-Oushitza, Russia to Mordechai and Rachel (Dolberg) Wohl.
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Wohl later graduated from the University of Cincinnati, attended the University of Chicago Divinity School, and was ordained as a rabbi by Hebrew Union College in 1927.He received an honorary degree from HUC-JIR in 1952.
Wohl served as the rabbi at Cincinnati's Congregation Bene Yeshurun (the Isaac Mayer Wise Temple) in 1931.He began as assistant rabbi and later became the Senior Rabbi.He served the congregation until 1966.
Quite engaged in local, national and international communal life, Wohl participated in many organizations.Wohl was a member of Hebrew Union College's Board of Governors.He was a delegate to the World Zionist Congress and was the president of the League for Labor Palestine for ten years.Especially interested in inter-faith work, Wohl founded the Institute for Judaism for Christian Clergymen.He was also the editor ofJewish Frontier.
Wohl married Belle Myers in 1921 and had two sons, Rabbi Amiel Wohl and Dr. Theodore H. Wohl.
MS-106: Samuel Wohl Papers. 1915-1973.
americanjewisharchives.org, 1 Feb 2002 [cached]
Samuel Wohl was born on June 21, 1895 in Novo-Oushitza, Russia to Mordechai and Rachel (Dolberg) Wohl.
...
Wohl later graduated from the University of Cincinnati, attended the University of Chicago Divinity School, and was ordained as a rabbi by Hebrew Union College in 1927. He received an honorary degree from HUC-JIR in 1952.
Wohl served as the rabbi at Cincinnati's Congregation Bene Yeshurun (the Isaac Mayer Wise Temple) in 1931. He began as assistant rabbi and later became the Senior Rabbi. He served the congregation until 1966.
Quite engaged in local, national and international communal life, Wohl participated in many organizations. Wohl was a member of Hebrew Union College's Board of Governors. He was a delegate to the World Zionist Congress and was president of the League for Labor Palestine for ten years. Especially interested in interfaith work, Wohl founded the Institute for Judaism for Christian Clergymen. He was also the editor ofJewish Frontier.
Wohl married Belle Myers in 1921 and had two sons, Rabbi Amiel Wohl and Dr. Theodore H. Wohl.
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