TEMPLE BETH EL
Eighth Annual Rabbi Richard C. Hertz
Institute on Reform Judaism
Friday Evening-Saturday Morning
RABBI EUGENE B. BOROWITZ
Acclaimed theologian Dr. Eugene Borowitz is Temple Beth El's
Guest Lecturer for the Eighth Annual Hertz Institute. Dr. Borowitz is
the author of a challenging new understanding of Judaism he terms
"Covenant Theology." He depicts Judaism as a personal relationship
between God and the people of Israel, as opposed to a system of Jewish
law, the Jewish people's culture and universal. ethics.
Currently the Samuel L. Falk Distinguished Professor of Education
and Jewish Religious Thought at the New York School of Hebrew
Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion, he is also founder and
editor of Sh'ma, a journal of Jewish responsibility.-
Rabbi Borowitz was the first Jew to serve as President of the
American Theological Society. He is the author of numerous books and
articles. His 1974 work, The Mask Jews Wear, received the National
Jewish Book Award in the field of Jewish thought. His most recent
book is entitled Exploring Jewish Ethics.
Friday Evening, at 8:00 p.m.
"Liberal Religion in a Post-Ltheral Time"
Saturday Mornin at 9:30 a.m.
An Open Seminar with Rabbi Borowitz
Shabbat Service at 11:00 a.m.
"KnowinA What God Wants of Us"
This Institute was established by _Ellin Arden Lawson
in loving memory of her father and mother
MANUEL E. and SELMA E. ARDEN
The 1989 Institute is the eighth in a series held each fall in honor of our Rabbi Emeritus. It is a means of
furthering the knowledge of Reform Judaism for the benefit and enjoyment of Reform Jews. All the
meetings are open to anyone or any group interested in attending, without charge. Babysitting available
free of charge on Friday evening.
Temple Beth El is located at 7400 Telegraph at Fourteen Mile Road, Birmingham, 851-1100.
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