Emanuel Schreiber received his training at the yeshiva in Leibnik and attended the rabbinical seminar in Eisenstadt and at the university in Berlin (doctorate in Heidelberg 1873). In 1874 he was appointed teacher at the Samson School in Wolfenbüttel . Afterwards he was rabbi of Elbing (1875) and of Bonn (1878).
In 1881, Schreiber followed a call to Mobile in the United States , where he remained as a rabbi until 1883, when he was elected Rabbi of Denver . He later served in the same function in Los Angeles (1885–89), Little Rock (1889–1891), Spokane (1891–92), Toledo (1892–97) and Youngstown (1897–1899). From 1899 he was rabbi of the Congregation Emanu-EL, Chicago .
From 1876 to 1881, Schreiber published the "Jüdische Gemeinde- und Familien-Zeitung" (later "Die Reform"), and from 1893 to 1896 the "Chicago Occident". He has written numerous essays for the Jewish press.
- The principles of Judaism compared with those of Christianity , Leipzig 1877
- Abraham Geiger , ib. 1879
- Stories of the Holy Scriptures , 4th ed., Leipzig, 1880
- The self-criticism of the Jews , Berlin, 1880, and Leipzig, 1890
- Graetz's Geschichtsbauerei , ib. 1881
- The Talmud from the standpoint of modern Judaism , ib. 1881;
- The Talmud , Denver, 1884
- Reform Judaism and Its Pioneers , Spokane, 1892
- Moses Bloch, a Biography , Chicago, 1894
- The Bible in the Light of Science , Pittsburg, 1897
- AL Staudacher: Austrian Biographical Lexicon 1815–1950 (ÖBL). Volume 11, Verlag der Österreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften, Vienna 1999, ISBN 3-7001-2803-7 , p. 189 f. (Direct links on , ). In:
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||American rabbi and publicist|
|DATE OF BIRTH||December 13, 1852|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Leibnik , Moravia|
|DATE OF DEATH||March 1932|