Rabbi Dr. Bernard Drachman (1861,
New York City- March 12, 1945, New York City) was a leader of Orthodox Judaismin the United Statesat the beginning of the twentieth century.
Drachman was born to parents who were immigrants from Galicia and
Bavaria. After studying in a Hebrew preparatory school, Drachman earned a B.A.from Columbia College. He earned a scholarship at the Jewish Theological Seminary of Breslauwhere he received his rabbinic ordination. He also earned a Ph.D from the University of Heidelberg.
In 1890, Drachman began serving as rabbi in the
Park East Synagogue, where he led for the next fifty-five years. Drachman was president of the Orthodox Unionand professor at the Jewish Theological Seminary.
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