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Goldman in his obituary for Finkelstein in the New York Times to describe Finkelstein as "the dominant leader of Conservative Judaism in the 20th century. He also edited a three volume series entitled The Jews: Their History (vol 1) Their Religion and Culture (vol 2) Their Role in Civilization (vol 3). He positioned JTS as the central institution of Conservative Judaism which experienced extraordinary growth during those years.

Louis Finkelstein (June 14 1895 in Cincinnati Ohio – 29 November 1991) was a Talmud scholar an expert in Jewish law and a leader of the Jewish Theological Seminary of America (JTS) and Conservative Judaism.