This influential American rabbi first served in Toronto, where he joined the reform movement and founded the "Canadian Jewish Review"; in 1925 he became rabbi at Congregation Anshe Chesed in Cleveland, serving until his death; among his many noteworthy activities (such as debating Clarence Darrow in 1928) was supervising Jewish armed forces chaplains during World War Two; even touring the fronts at FDR's request to inspect and visit all chaplains -- making him the first rabbi ever awarded the Medal of Merit for his war efforts; author many books such as "The History of Jews in Cincinnati." Item #28241
Signed Pamphlet, "Overcoming Inferiority Complexes." 8vo. Self-cover. 6pp. Near fine. Mild even age toning. Offprint from "The Jewish Review and Observer" of Cleveland. At upper right of the front cover, below the title, Rabbi Brickner signs boldly in brown fountain pen. An uncommon Judaica signature on an uncommon leaflet.