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Rabbi Reichert to Succeed Newman in San Francisco

Rabbi Irving Frederick Reichert of Tremont Temple, the Bronx, has accepted a unanimous call from Temple Emanu-El of San Francisco, to succeed Rabbi Louis Newman. The congregation Emanu-El is the outstanding Jewish congregation in the far West. It was founded in 1850 by the Jewish pioneers in the gold rush days.

The rabbi-elect has occupied the pulpit of Tremont Temple, the largest reform Jewish congregation of the Bronx, for the past seven years, and was recently unanimously re-elected by his board of trustees. At the annual meeting of the congregation, which will take place on the evening of Monday, March 31, Rabbi Reichert will submit his resignation.

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