Bernard J. Garber
Bernard J. Garber (1917–1992) was born in Passaic, New Jersey, and grew up in New York State, the oldest of three children. Although he did not finish college, he was a natural thinker and philosopher and, at the youthful age of twenty-four, led study groups on Rudolf Steiner’s Philosophy of Freedom. He was dedicated to making Steiner's works available in English throughout North America and, in 1959, founded Rudolf Steiner Publications in New York City with Paul Marshall Allen. He published numerous volumes on Anthroposophy, as well as on other areas of Western spirituality, and, from 1960 to 1963, published the anthroposophic journal, Free Deeds. Later, he started Steinerbooks, an affiliate of Multimedia Publishing Corporation under the auspices of Rudolf Steiner Publications. He was also one of the founders of Green Meadow School in Chestnut Ridge, New York. Bernie Garber continued throughout his life to publish and promote the work of Rudolf Steiner.