Rabbi in America by Israel Knox Reviewed

Glazer, Nathan. "Rabbi in America', by Israel Knox Reviewed." Review of Rabbi in America, by Israel Knox, Commentary, March 1958.

Excerpt: Rabbi in America is one of the volumes in the Library of American Biography series, edited by Oscar Handlin; and if, as one assumes, it is the only volume to be devoted to an American Jew, Isaac Mayer Wise was a good choice. He combines in his career two aspects of American Jewish life that are not ordinarily seen or considered together. One is the story of migration and adaptation to a new country; the other is the story of the creation of American Reform Judaism…