This Day in Jewish History 1915: Conservative Movement Pioneer Solomon Schechter Dies

On this day in 1915, rabbi, scholar and educator Solomon Schechter, who helped the Conservative movement in America take major steps forward in the beginning of the 20th century, died.

On November 19, 1915, rabbi, scholar and educator Solomon Schechter died at the age of 67, in New York City. Schechter, born in the Romanian town...