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  • Healing: Where religion and science meet

    November 3, 2014 | 12:17 pm

    What does Judaism have to do with healing?  This was the topic of the lively conference, "Healing: The Interplay of Religion and Science," October 26 and 27, 2014 at Arizona State University.  Three local attendees were Rabbi Elliot Dorff, Rector and Distinguished Professor of...

  • Rosner’s Torah-Talk: Parashat Balak with Rabbi Elliot Dorff

    By Shmuel Rosner

    June 21, 2013 | 5:55 am

    Our special guest today is Rabbi Elliot Dorff, Rector and Professor of Philosophy at American Jewish University. Rabbi Dorff was ordained by the Jewish theological Seminary in 1970 and received his PhD in philosophy from Columbia University the following year. For over 30 years he...

  • 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...

  • Dancing Rabbis will cha-cha for charity

    March 29, 2011 | 5:25 pm

    Rabbi Elliot Dorff twirls across the dance floor. His beautiful young partner reaches out her hand, and together they do a quick step and spin into each other’s arms. No, this is not a comedic doodle on the page of a bored rabbinic student’s notebook; it’s a rehearsal for...

  • ‘I Am Not an Adulterer’

    January 29, 1998 | 7:00 pm

    It was Ted Koppel who broke the news to all the world that our president does not consider oral sex to constitute adultery. That being the case, Koppel concluded, it was perfectly correct for Clinton to maintain to probing journalists that he had never had a sexual relationship with...