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by Eugene B Borowitz
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Reform Judaism today. Central Conference of American Rabbis, Reform Judaism. New York : Behrman House.
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Rabbi Eugene B. Borowitz, a leading theologian of Reform Judaism who argued that the modern emphasis on reason and self-imposed ethics needed the undergirding of what he called a covenantal relationship with God, died on Jan. 22 at his home in Stamford, Conn. He was 91. His daughter Nan Langowitz said the cause was congestive heart failure. When Rabbi Borowitz began publishing his groundbreaking philosophical works in the 1960s, liberal and humanistic Jewish thinkers who had stressed the pre-eminence of reason as the basis for human values were in something of a postwar crisis.
by Eugene B. Borowitz (Author). This book provided an in depth and comprehensive opinion of Judaism as the Liberal and Reformed sanctions developed nationally and world wide.
Eugene B. Borowitz is the much honored "dean" of American Jewish philosophers. For his contributions to Reform Judaism, the Union for Reform Judaism awarded him its Eisendrath Prize at its 2005 biennial convention.
He rejected the notion of "progressive revelation" in the meaning of comparing human betterment with divine inspiration, stressing that past experiences were "unique" and of everlasting importance .
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Reform Judaism includes three types of organizations, each with its own territorial . Eugene Borowitz acknowledges this pluralism explicitly in his book Liberal Judaism, published by the URJ in 1984
Reform Judaism includes three types of organizations, each with its own territorial parameters: the congregational organization, today represented nationally by the UAHC; the four campuses of the Hebrew Union College–Jewish Institute of Religion (HUC-JIR); and the rabbinate, represented by the CCAR. Reform practice today, especially in the synagogue itself, is characterized by the partial restoration of a number of formerly abrogated rites and rituals. Eugene Borowitz acknowledges this pluralism explicitly in his book Liberal Judaism, published by the URJ in 1984. He asks, "Who is a good Jew?"
Noted educator, author, and speaker Eugene Borowitz delivers the fruits of his scholarship with grace in this new addition to the JPS Scholar of Distinction series.
Noted educator, author, and speaker Eugene Borowitz delivers the fruits of his scholarship with grace in this new addition to the JPS Scholar of Distinction series. Gathered in this single volume are 33 essays covering the themes of modern Jewish theology, education, the history of Reform Judaism in America, Jewish law, ethics, and religious dialogue. This collection will appeal to a wide audience, including rabbis; scholars; and readers of religion, modern Jewish thought, and liturgy.