Solomon Schecter

Solomon
Schecter
1847
1915

Moldavian-born Romanian 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 the American Conservative Jewish movement

Author Quotes

By vulgarity I mean that vice of civilization which makes man ashamed of himself and his next of kin, and pretend to be somebody else.

You cannot be anything if you want to be everything.

Self-complacency is the companion of ignorance.

The Bible is our patent of nobility.

Author Picture
First Name
Solomon
Last Name
Schecter
Birth Date
1847
Death Date
1915
Bio

Moldavian-born Romanian 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 the American Conservative Jewish movement