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Jews in Minnesota Oral History Project: Interview with Albert G. Minda

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Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Albert G. Minda was born July 30, 1895, in Holton, Kansas. He graduated from the University of Cincinnati in 1918, did postgraduate work at the Universities of Chicago, Columbia and Minnesota, and was ordained rabbi at Hebrew Union College in Cincinnati in 1919. He served as rabbi at Temple Beth El in South Bend, Indiana, from 1919 to 1922, when he became rabbi at Temple Israel in Minneapolis. He was granted an honorary degree of Doctor of Divinity in 1947 by the Hebrew Union College. In 1963 he was appointed Rabbi Emeritus at Temple Israel. He died in 1977. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Personal history, including his education, early rabbinical duties in Indiana, marriage and writing; history and development of Temple Israel; the Jewish community in Minneapolis, Talmud Torah, Jewish charity and community services; anti-Semitism and the status of Jews in Minneapolis; duties of a rabbi; and his travels, lectures and participation in Jewish and inter-faith organizations. COMENTS ON INTERVIEW: MHS received the interview material in 1972 from Mrs. Nathan Berman of the Minneapolis Federation for Jewish Service.
Quantity 10 hours sound cassette
56 pages transcript
Format Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
Measurements 07:47:19 running time
Creation Narrator: Minda, Albert Greenberg
Interviewer: Stern, June
Made in Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States
Subjects Jews -- Minnesota -- Biography.
Made in Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States
Dates Creation: 07/1967 - 11/1967

Holding Type Oral History - Interview
ID Number OH 131
Accession Number AV2011.25.3
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