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Herschel Schacter

American rabbi


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Herschel Schacter was an American Orthodox rabbi and chairman of the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations.Early life Schacter was born in Brownsville, Brooklyn, the youngest of 10 siblings. His parents immigrated to the US from Poland. His father, Pincus, was a seventh-generation shochet, or ritual slaughterer; his mother, the former Miriam Schimmelman, was a real estate manager.

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Yeshiva University

Jewish University located in Manhattan

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#5426 World Rank
Religious Studies