Bill Cutter to Speak on Healing and the Jewish Imagination, with Rachel Adler at JCC Library of LA

Thursday, November 1, 2007

Bill Cutter is speaking about his book, Healing and the Jewish Imagination, along with contributing author and scholar, Rachel Adler, at the Jewish Community Library of Los Angeles; 6505 Wilshire Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90048. Please join as Bill and Rachel lead a discussion based on their wisdom and scholarship about the fields of Judaism, health and healing. Tuesday evening, November 27th at 7 pm. Visitor parking is located immediately west of the building and there is on street parking available. FREE. Please RSVP: 323.761.8648 or

In the connections between Judaism and health, the Kalsman Institute of HUC-JIR is a catalyst for interaction, discussions and partnerships among spiritual leaders, healthcare providers, and Jewish community professionals and members. Kalsman provides pastoral education to future Reform leaders on the Los Angeles HUC-JIR campus. Conferences and workshops convened and co-sponsored by Kalsman generate ideas and projects on Jewish spirituality and healing, bioethics, illness and wellness, and the health of the healthcare system. Through an international network of nearly 200 Kalsman Partners, the Institute makes positive contributions to Jewish thought and practice through training, collaboration and dialogue. 

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Founded in 1875, Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion is North America's first institution of higher Jewish education and the academic, spiritual, and professional leadership development center of Reform Judaism. HUC-JIR educates men and women for service to North American and world Jewry as rabbis, cantors, educators, and nonprofit management professionals, and offers graduate programs to scholars and clergy of all faiths. With centers of learning in Cincinnati, Jerusalem, Los Angeles, and New York, HUC-JIR's scholarly resources comprise the renowned Klau Library, The Jacob Rader Marcus Center of the American Jewish Archives, research institutes and centers, and academic publications. In partnership with the Union for Reform Judaism and the Central Conference of American Rabbis, HUC-JIR sustains the Reform Movement's congregations and professional and lay leaders. HUC-JIR's campuses invite the community to cultural and educational programs illuminating Jewish heritage and fostering interfaith and multiethnic understanding.