Hirsch, Emil G. (1851–1923). The son of a prominent Reform ideologue, Rabbi Samuel Hirsch. Upon returning from Germany with ordination and a doctorate, the younger Hirsch served as an editor of the Jewish Encyclopedia, professor of Rabbinics at the University of Chicago, and a congregational Rabbi. He was responsible for bringing the Social Gospel into Reform Judaism and featuring it in the 1885 Pittsburgh Platform.
Courtesy: Professor Shai Cherry