Two years later, in 1949, Rabbi Reuben Katz became the spiritual leader, where he also would remain for the next forty years, and the stage was set. Rabbi Reuben M. Katz and Cantor Harry Altman
..."My earliest recollections are seeing, what I term the real 'Dynamic Duo', Rabbi Reuben M. Katz and Cantor Harry Altman conducting their service with precision, with intensity and with devotion through their combination of cantorial chants and rabbinical preaching.
...From left to right: Sidney Mintz - co-chairman, Memorial Gifts Committee; Harry Shapiro - Campaign Chairman; Rabbi Reuben M. Katz; David Montifiore - co-chairman, Campaign Committee; George Maislin, Congregation President; and Dr. Nathan Diamond - co-chairman, Memorial Gifts Committee
...Rabbi Reuben M. Katz was the spiritual leader of B'nai Israel from 1949-1989 and remains our Rabbi Emeritus
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