Lamm, Norman

Lamm, Norman

(1927–  ) rabbi; born in New York City. He graduated from Yeshiva University in 1949 and earned his Ph.D. there in 1966. He was the founder and editor of Tradition: A Journal of Orthodox Jewish Thought (1957). He began teaching Jewish philosophy at Yeshiva University (New York City) in 1959, then became its president (1976).
The Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography, by John S. Bowman. Copyright © Cambridge University Press 1995. Reproduced with permission.