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Publication Date: January 2008

Publisher(s): Association for Jewish Studies; Association for Jewish Studies

Author(s): Elliott Horowitz; Elliott Horowitz

Series: AJS Perspectives: The Newsletter of the Association for Jewish Studies, Fall 2008, pp.20-22.

Special Collection: Berman Jewish Policy Archive

Topic: Culture and religion (Religion and religious groups)

Keywords: Leadership; History; Jewish Law (Halacha); Conservative Judaism

Type: Report

Coverage: United States United States


The author discusses the personality of Rabbi Louis Ginzberg as manifest in anecdotes from sources including biographies of Isaiah Berlin, Ginzberg's wife Adele, Ginzberg's translator Henrietta Szold, and a biography of Ginzberg himself by Ginzberg's son Eli.