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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

Abstract:

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.