His Judaism and Americanism, and his traditionalism and modernity, made an harmonious whole. With deep roots in early pioneering settlement in this country he identified himself with the newest comers to these shores who brought with them unifying loyalty to their religious tradition and a deep yearning for freedom. He lived by the highest principles of Judaism. His was a dynamic faith that flowered in blessing for his fellow men.
Dr. Yitzchok Levine served as a professor in the Department of Mathematical Sciences at Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, New Jersey before retiring in 2008. He now teaches as an adjunct at Stevens. Glimpses Into American Jewish History appears the first week of each month. Dr. Levine can be contacted at email@example.com.