Fall Issue of CCAR Journal Honors : Dr. Eugene B. Borowitz

Monday, November 30, 2009

The Fall issue of The CCAR Journal: The Reform Jewish Quarterly, features the published proceedings of the symposium honoring Dr. Eugene Borowitz on the occasion of his 85th birthday on February 20, 2009.  The articles include Rabbi Shirley Idelson on “Borowitz in Relationship,” Rabbi David Ellenson on “Words of Tribute and Thanksgiving,” Dr. Borowitz’s introduction to the program, Rabbi Rachel Sabath Beit-Halachmi on “Freedom in Covenant: The Contours and Challenges of Eugene B. Borowitz’s Theological Quest,” Simon Cooper on “Covenantal Mutuality in the Work of Eugene Borowitz,” and Rabbi Jonathan Crane on “Naaseh V’Nishma: For Rabbi Eugene B. Borowitz,” followed by Dr. Borowitz’s response to the questions raised by Beit-Halachmi, Cooper, and Crane.  To order a copy, go to www.ccarpress.org or call 212-972-3636, x 243.


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