For decades now, as Rabbi Jacob (Jack) Pressman celebrated a milestone birthday, there was a gala show and dinner starring Rabbi Jack and his myriad show-biz friends to manifest and celebrate the many talents and achievements of this extraordinary man. Five years ago, Temple Beth...
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The Jewish Theological Seminary said it will establish an interreligious center with a $2 million gift from New York philanthropist Howard Milstein.
The Milstein Center for Interreligious Dialogue will be funded by the gift from Milstein, the president of New York Private Bank and...
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Arnold Eisen doesn't need to be reminded that he's not a rabbi. It's certainly not news to him.
The Jewish Theological Seminary (JTS) announced this month that Eisen, 54, the chair of Stanford University's religious studies program, would become just the second nonrabbi to serve as...
April 13, 2006 | 8:00 pm
The selection of professor Arnold Eisen as the new chancellor of the Jewish Theological Seminary (JTS) represents a bold move of unpredictable consequences for its leadership.
Eisen is a distinguished scholar of modern Jewish thought and an insightful student of the American Jewish...
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Sitting in his sunny Bel Air hilltop office, the president of the University of Judaism (UJ), Dr. Robert Wexler, is in a cheerful mood.
A high-profile lecture series of top American and Israeli personalities is generating national attention and an unexpected financial bonanza. The...