Greenberg, Irving

Greenberg, Irving

(1933–  ) rabbi, educator; born in New York City. A Harvard graduate, he earned a Ph.D. there in 1960. He was the rabbi of the Riverdale Jewish Center (New York) (1965–72). He taught history and Jewish studies at Brandeis University, Yeshiva University, and at the City University of New York (1972–79). In 1979 he became president of CLAL (the National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership) in New York.
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Greenberg, Irving, For the Sake of Heaven and Earth: The New Encounter between Judaism and Christianity (Philadelphia, PA: The Jewish Publication Society, 2004), p.
Almost all of the writers here excerpted--Philip Rahv, Clement Greenberg, Irving Kristol, Norman Podhoretz, Daniel Bell, Meyer Schapiro, Lionel and Diana Trilling, Irving Howe, Alfred Kazin, and Sidney Hook--shared a similar ethnic background.
Van Wyck Brooks, Randolph Bourne, Edmund Wilson, Harold Rosenberg, Clement Greenberg, Irving Howe, Susan Sontag and Cynthia Ozick spring to mind.