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Manuscript Collection No. 807
Funding, in part, for the arrangement and description of this collection was provided by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Born in 1938 in New York, New York, David B. Weisberg received his A.B. from Columbia College and his Bachelor’s of Hebrew Letters from the Jewish Theological Seminary in 1960, and his doctorate from Yale University in 1965. After serving two years at the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago, he was invited to join the faculty at Hebrew Union College–Jewish Institute of Religion in Cincinnati in 1967, and was ordained as a rabbi in 1977. President of the Greater Cincinnati Board of Rabbis from 2003–2005 and an accomplished scholar, he has taught at Mikhlellet Achavah and Bar Han University in Israel, as well as in Russia, Germany, and China. He currently holds the title of Professor of Bible and Semitic Languages at HUC-JIR, Cincinnati, and specializes in Ancient Near Eastern Studies, specifically Assyriology and Bible. He has written prolifically in these areas and achieved renown for his expertise.
Weisberg and his wife Ophra have four children.
This collection consists of meeting minutes and correspondence for the Greater Cincinnati Board of Rabbis from 1994–2003, as well as one folder of miscellaneous personal correspondence.
This collection is arranged in a single (1) series: materials arranged chronologically.
Terms of Access and Use
This collection is open to all users. The original manuscript collection is available in the Barrows-Loebelson Reading Room of the Jacob Rader Marcus Center of the American Jewish Archives.
Property and Literary Rights
David B. Weisberg, by the act of donating this collection to the American Jewish Archives, assigned all property rights to the American Jewish Archives. Literary rights are retained by Dr. Weisberg or his heirs. Literary rights may also be retained by specific creators of some materials.
Questions concerning rights should be addressed to the Executive Director of the American Jewish Archives. For more information see the American Jewish Archives copyright information webpage.
Weisberg, David B. Nearprint. Nearprint Biographies.
Weisberg, David B. Photographs. PC-4688.
Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion. Cincinnati, Ohio. Founder's day service, March 27, 1971. TR-823.
Yavneh Day School oral history interviews. 2001-2002. SC-14945.
Footnotes and bibliographic references should refer to the David B. Weisberg Papers and the American Jewish Archives. A suggestion for at least the first citation is as follows:
[Description], [Date], Box #, Folder #. MS-807. David B. Weisberg Papers. American Jewish Archives, Cincinnati, Ohio.
Provenance is unknown.
Processed by Michelle Wirth, September, 2011.
This collection was arranged and described according to minimal-processing standards. Funding, in part, for the arrangement and description of this collection was provided by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
No further accruals are expected to this collection.
The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the American Jewish Archives's online catalog.
Persons and Families
Weisberg, David B., 1926-
Greater Cincinnati Board of Rabbis (Cincinnati, Ohio)
United States. National Historical Publications and Records Commission