The Theological Basis for Pluralism

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by Rabbi Elliot Dorff, PhD
posted on July 2, 2021
This week, beloved teacher and university rector Rabbi Elliot Dorff celebrates his 50th anniversary at AJU. For more information on Rabbi Dorff's role and mission, please read the article published in the Jewish Journal by clicking here.  Over the past five decades, Rabbi Dorff's teachings on ethics, law, theology and interfaith work have impacted Jewish and American communities nationwide.  Read more...

Shabbat-Hukkat-Balak – "Who Tells Your Story?"

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by Rabbi Gail Labovitz, PhD
posted on July 4, 2020
It’s the repeated theme of the musical “Hamilton”: Who lives, who dies, who tells your story? As Lin Manuel Miranda writes in his notes to the libretto of the show (in “Hamilton, the Revolution” which Miranda wrote with Jeremy McCarter), “Once I wrote this passage, I knew it would be the key to the whole musical... It’s the fundamental truth all our characters (and all of us) share.” Read more...