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  • Q&A With Rabbi Elliot Dorff

    By Julie Gruenbaum Fax

    September 12, 2012 | 2:21 pm

    In the age of 140-character tweets and 38-second video clips, the Conservative movement is putting its foot down with a nearly 1,000-page reference tome, “The Observant Life: The Wisdom of Conservative Judaism for Contemporary Jews.” The book, published by the Rabbinical Assembly...

  • HEALTH CARE DECISION — Jews React: Rabbi Elliot Dorff

    June 29, 2012 | 10:37 am

    American individualism, at the root of some of the great blessings of freedom and pluralism of our country, is also the ultimate cause over the last half century of our inability as a nation to come together to provide health care for us all, in shameful contrast to all the other...

  • Shabbaton examines health care, from beginning to end of life

    By Ryan Torok

    March 21, 2012 | 5:28 pm

    People spend more on medical care in the last six months of their lives than they spend the entire rest of their lives — this is just one reason end-of-life care is so divisive, said Rabbi Elliot Dorff, American Jewish University’s rector and its Sol & Anne Dorff Distinguished...