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Louis M. Tuchman

Rabbi Louis M. Tuchman (1924-2012), born in the Bronx, New York, was an Orthodox movement rabbi in the United States. He received his semikhah at the Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary of Yeshiva University, where he was also a magna cum laude graduate. He was the assistant editor of Tradition (Rabbinical Council of America) and associate editor of the Rabbinical Council Manual as well as editor of the Rabbinical Council’s Proceedings. He served a rabbi for Agudas Achim Congregation (Peoria, Illinois). In 1960, 1964, 1973, and 1977 he was chaplain and kashruth supervisor at the National Boy Scout Jamboree. He was the recipient of the Shofar Award, the highest national award, in recognition of outstanding service in behalf of Jewish youth in the Boy Scouts of America. He served as president of the Chicago Board of Rabbis. Notably among Orthodox rabbis, Rabbi Tuchman advocated for integration and civil rights in the 1950s. (If you can add more details to this bio, please contact us.)

Prayer of the Guest Chaplain of the U.S. House of Representatives: Rabbi Louis M. Tuchman on 30 March 1982

Contributed on: 29 Mar 2024 by Aharon N. Varady (transcription) | Louis M. Tuchman | United States Congressional Record |

The Opening Prayer given in the U.S. House of Representatives on 30 March 1982. . . .

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