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Rabbi Irving Weingart was born in Chicago in 1907 and was ordained as a rabbi at the Hebrew Theological College there in 1933. In 1975 he received an honorary doctorate from The Jewish Theological Seminary. Rabbi Weingart held pulpits at B'nai Jacob, Fort Wayne, Indiana, 1933-1945, and at Tifereth Israel, Des Moines, Iowa, from 1945 until his retirement in 1972. He also was at Central Synagogue, Chicago, during the 1980s.
In addition to his rabbinical career, Rabbi Weingart taught comparative reigion at Drake University in Des Moines. He was president of the Central States Region of the Rabbinical Assembly. In Chicago, he was the Jewish chaplain at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, 1984- 1991.
This small collection consists of Rabbi Weingart's handwritten notes, in English and Hebrew, for sermons, ca.1965-1988. The sermon notes are organized chronologically, with sermons that were revised over several years filed under the most recent date. Undated sermons and unidentified fragments of sermons are filed separately, as are newspaper clippings and other materials which served as background for the sermons.
|1||1-9||Sermon notes, ca. 1965-1988; n.d.|
|10||Sermon notes, fragments|
|11||Reference materials for sermons|