Curriculum Vitae

Irving Greenberg

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

PRESIDENT, Jewish Life Network/Steinhardt Foundation. 1997 – 2007
PRESIDENT, CLAL – The National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership, 1974 – 1997
CHAIRMAN, Department of Jewish Studies, City College, City University of New York, 1972-1976
PROFESSOR, Department of Jewish Studies, City College, City University of New York, 1972 -1979
RABBI, Riverdale Jewish Center, 1965 – 1972
CHAIRMAN, Department of History, Yeshiva University, 1964 – 1972
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR, Yeshiva University, 1964 – 1972
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, Yeshiva University, 1959 – 1964

EDUCATION:

Ph.D., Harvard University, 1960
M.A. Harvard University, 1954
B.A. summa cum laude, Brooklyn College, 1953
Ordination, Rabbi, Beth Joseph Seminary, 1953

ACADEMIC HONORS:

Doctor of Humane Letters, Honoris Causa, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA, 1986
Rothberg Prize in Jewish Education, Hebrew University
Doctor of Humane Letters, Honoris Causa, Sacred Heart University, 2007

LISTED:

Directory of American Scholars
Who’s Who in World Jewry
Who’s Who in American Religion
Who’s Who in American Jewry

PAST SERVICE ON SCHOLARLY BOARDS:

Academic Advisory Council, American Jewish Historical Society
Associate Editor, JOURNAL OF EUMENICAL STUDIES
Religious and Theological Sub-Committee, International Council of Christians and Jews
Editorial Board, JOURNAL OF HOLOCAUST AND GENOCIDE STUDIES
Editorial Board, MODERN JUDAISM

INSTITUTIONAL SERVICE:

Chairman, United States Holocaust Memorial Council Museum  2000 – 2002
Founding President, Jewish Life Network  1995 – 1997
Founder, CLAL: Network Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership 1973 – 1974
Director, President’  Commission on the Holocaust  1979 – 1980
Member of Founding Group, Association for Jewish Studies  1969 – 1970
Dean, Member of Founding Group, SAR Academy, Riverdale New York 1967 – 1968