Rabbi Herbert Tarr

Birth
Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA
Death 18 Nov 1993 (aged 63–64)
Roslyn Heights, Nassau County, New York, USA
Burial West Babylon, Suffolk County, New York, USA
Memorial ID 131640207 · View Source
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Rabbi and pacifist best known for his 1963 best-selling novel "The Conversion of Chaplain Cohen," based on his experiences as a military chaplain at Barksdale Air Force Base, La., and for "Heaven Help Us." Born Herbert Targovik, he held advanced degrees in philosophy, contemporary literature and drama from the Herzliah Hebrew Teachers Institute-Jewish Teachers Seminary, Columbia University and the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion. As an author, he appeared on numerous radio and television talk programs and gave many lectures. The titles of his other books were "A Time for Loving" (1973), "So Help Me God" (1979) and "A Woman of Spirit" (1989).


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  • Created by: John Andrew Prime
  • Added: 20 Jun 2014
  • Find A Grave Memorial 131640207
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Rabbi Herbert Tarr (1929–18 Nov 1993), Find A Grave Memorial no. 131640207, citing New Montefiore Cemetery, West Babylon, Suffolk County, New York, USA ; Maintained by John Andrew Prime (contributor 46621252) Unknown.