Religion Wiki

Ben-Zion Gold

34,305pages on
this wiki
Add New Page
Talk0 Share

Ben-Zion Gold is an American rabbi who was the Rabbi of the Hillel at Harvard University from 1958 until he became Rabbi Emeritus in 1990. [1] Gold was born in Poland and is the only member of his family to have survived The Holocaust. He is a graduate of the Jewish Theological Seminary. [2] [3]

Rabbi Gold’s memoir of his childhood in pre-war Poland was widely admired. [4]


  • The Life of Jews in Poland before the Holocaust: A Memoir by Ben-Zion Gold


  1. Harvard Hillel
  2. Singer, scholar, rabbi is a man of many parts, By Ken Gewertz, Harvard Gazette , Sept. 28, 2000 [1]
  3. 60's CHAPLAINS REFLECT ON STUDENTS TODAY, By ARI L. GOLDMAN , New York Times, Published: April 12, 1987 [2]
  4. A Sad, Searching Soul , Reading Ben-Zion Gold’s achingly sad, uncommonly beautiful memoir of life in prewar Poland , By Allan Nadler, Forward, Apr 10, 2008 [3]

Ad blocker interference detected!

Wikia is a free-to-use site that makes money from advertising. We have a modified experience for viewers using ad blockers

Wikia is not accessible if you’ve made further modifications. Remove the custom ad blocker rule(s) and the page will load as expected.

Also on Fandom

Random Wiki