Native of London, England.
BA Honours in Ancient and Mediaeval Hebrew (London);
MA in Semitic Languages (Manchester);
Ph.D. in Linguistics (Pennsylvania);
dissertation: The Structure of Tamil, supervised by Zellig Harris and Leigh Lisker.
Ordained rabbi by Hahám Dr. S. Gaon (London) and by Rabbis Nissim Ezran and Joseph Peretz (Jerusalem.)
M. Nita Levy, four children.
Rabbi of Spanish-Portuguese Congregation Mikveh Israel, Philadelphia 1955-63, currently emeritus professor of Hebrew Studies, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, USA.
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