Jacob Pressman

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Jacob "Jack" Pressman (October 26, 1919 – October 1, 2015) was an American Conservative rabbi. He was the rabbi of Temple Beth Am in Los Angeles, California from 1950 to 1985. He was a co-founder of the American Jewish University in Bel Air. He also wrote a weekly column in The Beverly Hills Courier from 2004 to 2015.

Pressman was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was born to Jewish parents, Solomon and Dora Pressman. He was married to Marjorie. They had three children.

Pressman died on October 1, 2015 in Beverly Hills, California. He was 95.[1]

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  1. "Rabbi Jacob Pressman, spiritual leader of Temple Beth Am, dies at 95". Jewish Journal. October 1, 2015. Retrieved October 2, 2015.