Friday, 28 June 2019

805) Solomon Schechter

Solomon Schechter (1847 – 1915). Moldavian-born American rabbi, academic scholar and educator, most famous for his roles as founder and President of the United Synagogue of America, President of the Jewish Theological Seminary of America, and architect of American Conservative Judaism.

- "With a large shock of red hair, he had an engaging robustness about him... Mignon Rubenovitz, the wife of prominent Conservative Rabbi Herman Rubenovitz , mentions both the red hair and the temper: 'He had blue eyes and red hair, ...quick to anger."…/Solomon_Schechter_Missing_Person

- "In his youth his leonine head was covered with a shock of curly auburn hair, repeated in the beard he kept as trim as its texture would allow."…

- "With his full beard, his curly red hair and his thick Yiddish accent..."…

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