By: Commentator Staff  | 

Appoint Belkin As Rosh Yeshiva (Vol. 2, Issue 11)

Dr. Samuel Belkin, instructor of Greek at the college, was appointed last week as a Rosh Yeshiva.

In his youth Dr. Belkin studied at the European Yeshivoth of Radin and Mir where he earned a reputation for outstanding scholarship. He received his ordination there from Rabbi Shimon Skop.

Coming to America in 1939, Dr. Belkin enrolled in the Semitics department of Brown university, where he obtained his Ph. D. in 1935.

Dr. Belkin is the author of numerous papers on Halacha and Semitics.