History of RS Presidents

Learn about the RS Leadership throughout the years, starting from our most recent president, Michael Hauptman, to our earliest, Abraham Gumpert. Anyone who has pictures or stories of any RS presidents of blessed memory, please contact Catherine Fischer.

Click here to watch the film, "Celebrating Our Presidents: Rodeph Shalom and the Legacy of Leadership."

 

Michael Hauptman
2017-2020

 
Lloyd Brotman
2014-2017

 Dena Herrin
2011-2014


Fred Strober
2008-2011

 Susan Klehr
2005-2008

 Richard Berkman
2002-2004

 
Thomas Perloff
1998-2002
2004-2005


Richard Schmeltzer
1995-1998
 


Alvin P. Gutman
1992-1995
 


Muriel Beissinger
1989-1992
 


Edward L. Snitzer
1986-1989
 


David J. Kaufman
1983-1986
 


Ivan H. Gabel
1980-1983


Harold Rosenbluth
1976-1980


Robert P. Frankel
1973-1976


Samuel H. Levy
1970-1973


Earl Perloff
1967-1970


Donald Bean
1963-1967


Edward Rosewater
1959-1963


Reynold Greenberg
1954-1959


Albert Lieberman
1951-1954


D. Arthur Magaziner
1946-1951
 

Philip Sterling
1941-1946
 

Harry Nusbaum
1935-1941
 

Lionel Friedmann
1930-1935

Charles Edwin Fox
1923-1930

Albert Wolf
1912-1923

Emil Selig
1904-1912

Benjamin Teller
1896-1904

David Teller
1879-1896


Elias Wolf
1871-1877

 

Presidents Not Pictured:
14. Levi Mayer (1877-1879)
12. Joseph Einstein (1852-1871)
11. Samuel Adler (1848-1852)
10. Simon Elfeld (1845-1848)
9. Mayer Shoyer (1839-1841; 1844-1845)
8. Moses Abraham (1837-1848)
7. Herman Van Beil (1831-1837)
6. Louis Bomeisler (1827-1831; 1841-1844)
5. Wolf Benjamin (1823-1827)
4. Isaac Stuttgart (1821-1823)
3. Lewis Allen (1811-1817; 1818-1821)
2. Hyman Marks (1811)
1. Abraham Gumpert (1810-1811; 1817-1818)