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Herschel Schacter

AKA Herschel Schachter

Born: 10-Oct-1917
Birthplace: Brooklyn, NY
Died: 21-Mar-2013
Location of death: Bronx, NY
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Beth David Cemetery, Elmont, NY

Gender: Male
Religion: Jewish
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Religion

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Orthodox rabbi, attended to Buchenwald

Military service: US Army (Chaplain, Third Army VIII Corps)

Father: Pincus Schacter (shochet)
Mother: Miriam Schimmelman (real estate manager)
Wife: Pnina Gewirtz (m. 1948, until his death, one son, one daughter)
Son: Jacob J. Schacter (rabbi)
Daughter: Miriam Schacter

    University: BA, Yeshiva University (1938)
    Theological: Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary (1941)

    Mosholu Jewish Center, Bronx, NY Rabbi (1947-99)
    Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations Chairman
    Traveled to the USSR 1956 (with rabbinic delegation)

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