Rabbi Max Raisin, Ex-president of Reform Rabbis’ Organization, Dead
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Rabbi Max Raisin, Ex-president of Reform Rabbis’ Organization, Dead

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Funeral services will be held here tomorrow for Rabbi Max Raisin, one-time president of the Central Conference of American Rabbis, and an author in English, Yiddish and Hebrew, who died in Florence, Ala., where he had taken a temporary assignment. He was 75 years old. Born in Poland, Rabbi Raisin came to this country in 1892. He was the author of 20 books, the last, entitled “Out of the Book of My Life, ” his autobiography, was published last month.

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