Feeling that his views on spiritual matters differed materially from those of the majority of his congregation, Rabbi Mayer Winkler, who for the past eight years was the spiritual leader of Temple Sinai, one of the largest Conservative synagogues on the Pacific coast, handed in his resignation, which was regretfully accepted by the congregation, and followed by a vote of thanks for his past eight years of service.
Rabbi Winkler, who was one of the first rabbis in the country to speak regularly over the radio, was recently made a citizen of this country. He is a graduate of Vienna University with the degree of Ph. D., and is also a graduate of the Jewish Theological Seminary of Vienna. He served one year as a rabbi at Homestead, Pa., and was called from there to the Los Angeles pulpit. Rabbi Winkler was appointed Regional Director of the United Synagogue of America in 1925.
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