Korff was born in Ukraine and emigrated to the United States in 1927. He was active in the anti-Nazi movement prior to and during World War II, and was an active supporter of the development of a Jewish state in Palestine.
He worked for many years as a rabbi in Taunton, Massachusetts.
Relationship with Nixon
Korff met with Nixon on May 13, 1974, after which he wrote the book The Personal Nixon: Staying on the Summit.
Rabbi Baruch Korff was married to Rebecca. Their daughter is Zamira. He is the Rabbi Emeritus of Congregation Agudath Achim in Taunton, Massachusetts.
- Obituary from Jewish News Weekly
- 'Source of Strength' from Time magazine
- A summary of his life written by a family member
- The Personal Nixon: Staying on the Summit