ESSENTIALS OF JUDAISM.

New York : Union Of Orthodox Jewish Congregations Of America. 1957. Item #25460

16mo. 29 pages. Eleventh edition. SUBJECT (S) : Judaism – introductions; Orthodox Judaism. OCLC lists 3 copies of this edition worldwide (JTSA, Hebrew Union College, Univ of Chicago) . Jung (1892-1987) was an American Orthodox rabbi. “He pursued rabbinical studies at Hungarian yeshivot and received his rabbinical ordination from the Rabbinical Seminary of Berlin (1920) . Jung emerged as one of the best-known spokesmen of neo-Orthodoxy in America. He became professor of ethics at Yeshiva University in 1931 and held a similar position at Stern College for Women from 1956. Active in efforts to regularize kashrut supervision in New York, Jung was appointed chairman of the New York State Advisory Board for Kashrut Law Enforcement in 1935. He was associated with the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee as chairman of its cultural committee (from 1940) and was a trustee of the National Jewish Welfare Board from 1928. Jung was at one time identified with the Agudath Israel organization, and was a member of its supreme council until 1929. He withdrew on account of its refusal to cooperate in the Jewish Agency for Palestine, of whose first council he became a member. A noted writer and editor, Jung started the Jewish Library in 1928, and edited eight volumes. His Harvest: Sermons, Addreses, Studies appeared in 1956. Jung's 70th birthday was commemorated by the Leo Jung Jubilee Volume. ” (Isaac B. Gottlieb in EJ) Library call numbers and light spots on front, good condition. (SPEC-6-7).

Price: $100.00

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