“Reform Judaism: What We Believe, Yesterday and Today”
Dr. Eugene Borowitz, Sigmund L. Falk Distinguished Professor of
Education and Jewish Religious Thought, Hebrew Union College-Jewish
Institute of Religion
Thursday, April 24, at 7:30 pm
Admission free, Advanced registration is advised, call 212-824-2204
Temple Beth El, 220 South Bedford Road, Chappaqua
Temple Beth El, in conjunction with the Hebrew Union College-Jewish
Institute of Religion Westchester Associates, presents a lecture
by Dr. Eugene Borowitz, renowned Jewish philosopher and theologian.
This is the eighth year that scholars of HUC-JIR will be teaching
in Westchester as part of the ongoing Westchester Associates cooperative
partnership with HUC-JIR’s New York School. The series provides
an opportunity for Westchester residents to study locally with renowned
Dr. Eugene Borowitz was ordained by Hebrew Union College-Jewish
Institute of Religion and earned doctorate degrees there and at
Columbia University. He has served as visiting professor of religion
at Columbia University, Princeton University and the Jewish Theological
Seminary of America, among others, and has received honorary degrees
from Lafayette College, Colgate University and Gratz College. He
is the dean of American Jewish philosophers and specializes in contemporary
Jewish thought and ethics. Dr. Borowitz has taught at HUC-JIR since
1962. He is a prolific author, having written numerous articles
and fifteen books. Studies in the Meaning of Judaism, his most recent
book, has just been published by the Jewish Publication Society.
This JPS Scholar of Distinction volume presents 33 essays by Dr.
Borowitz, which explore his views on Jewish theology, education,
history, law, ethics, and religious dialogue over the past 50 years.
Advanced registration is advised. Please contact Irina Gutina at
212-824-2204 or 1-800-424-1336, ext. 204 or e-mail