Wiener Max

Max Wiener - Personal data
Date of birth: 22nd April 1882
Place of birth: Opole
Date of death: 30th June 1950
Place of death: Nowy Jork
Occupation: rabin; filozof; teolog
Related towns: Wrocław, Szczecin, Düsseldorf, Berlin

Max Wiener (born on April 22, 1882 in Opole, died June 30, 1950 in New York) – rabbi, philosopher and theologian, one of the leaders of liberal Judaism in Germany. He grew up in Opole, under influence of the liberal rabbinate of Leo Baeck (1873-1956). He graduated from the Rabbinate Seminar in Wrocław and became a Rabbi in 1907. In 1908 he took over the Rabbinate in Düsseldorf and later on in Stettin. He moved to Berlin in 1926, where he emigrated to the United States in 1939[1.1].

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