Van Leer Institute Tour: Rabbi Professor Naftali Rothenberg ...

Van Leer Institute Tour: Rabbi Professor Naftali Rothenberg visits the U.S.

Apr 4 - 23, 2013 9:00am - 9:00pm

Rabbi Professor Naftali Rothenberg is a Senior Research Fellow at the Van Leer Institute of Jerusalem and will present a moral-halakhic perspective on minority relations in the Jewish Nation-State. Rabbi Rothenberg will be in the New York Tri-State area between April 4th and April 15th. Between April 16th to April 23rd, he may travel to Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington DC, or North Carolina. If you are interested in a meeting or planning an event with Rabbi Rothenberg, please contact Leah Stern, Program Specialist at the Task Force: [email protected]. *** Bio RABBI PROFESSOR NAFTALI ROTHENBERG Rabbi Professor Naftali Rothenberg is a senior research fellow at the Van Leer Jerusalem Institute (since 1994), where he is Jewish Culture and Identity chair and editor of Identities, Journal for Jewish Culture & Identity. He also serves as the Rabbi and spiritual leader of Har Adar, a Jerusalem suburb town, where he resides with his family. His main fields of research are: The wisdom of love; Political Philosophy; Environmental philosophy; Philosophy of Halakha. He has published numerous articles and 12 books. His most recent books are: Wisdom by the week - the Weekly Torah Portion as an Inspiration for Thought and Creativity, Yeshiva University Press, New York 2012. Values and Citizens - Civic Democratic Education, The Van Leer Jerusalem Institute, 2011. Rabbi in the New World: The Influence of Rabbi J. B. Soloveitchik on Culture, Education and Jewish Thought, (with Avinoam Rosenak) Magnes Hebrew University Press, Jerusalem 2011. The Wisdom of Love-Man, Woman & God in Jewish Canonical Literature, Academic Studies Press, Boston 2009. Naftali Rothenberg is the 2011 laureate of the Liebhaber Prize for the encouragement of religious tolerance in Israel.