Article on April 1940 Ordination of Rabbis from the Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary and Yeshiva College
March 30 1940
From the New York Times, March 30, 1940 edition.
Ordination Ceremonies Set
Eighteen young men will receive their "Swicha," the traditional Rabbinic ordination, tomorrow at 2 P. M. on the campus of the Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary and Yeshiva College, Amsterdam Avenue and 187th Street. Eleven graduates have already been called to rabbinic positions in seven States. Speakers will include Dr. Bernard Revel, president of Yeshiva; Rabbi B. L. Levinthal of Philadelphia, dean of the Orthodox Rabbinate; Rabbi Israel Rosenberg of New York, and Rabbi Eliezer Silver, Chief Rabbi of Cincinnati, Ohio.
Those to be ordained are Hyman Appleman, Michael Bernstein, Na-than Bernstein, Marvin Elefant, Israel Klaven, Israel Koslowsky, Nathan Leiter, Judah Lifshitz, Abraham Neustein, David Pruzan-sky, Herman Reiss, Solomon Rood-man, Morris Rosenblatt, Leonard Rosenfeld, Carl Siegal, Philip Tatz, Israel Weisman and Jacob Weiss.