Rabbi Julius Berman on Life in Jewish Communal Work and his Relationship with the Rav
The latest issue of Ami Magazine features an interview with Rabbi Julius Berman, outgoing chairman of the Board of Trustees of Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary and executive committee of Yeshiva University.
Rabbi Berman is a long-standing board member and supporter of Yeshiva and currently serves as the chairman of the Conference on Jewish Material Claims against Germany, Inc. and as honorary president of the Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America. He has headed many national Jewish organizations, including the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations, the Jewish Telegraphic Agency and the American Zionist Youth Foundation.
As a confidant of Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik z”l, Rabbi Berman was, and is, instrumental in publishing the Rav’s works. A partner in the law firm of Kaye Scholer LLP, he received his bachelor’s degree from YU in 1956, semichah from RIETS in 1959 and his JD from New York University. He received an honorary doctorate from YU in 1995. Read the full article in Ami Magazine…