Rabbi Aryeh Cohen Minneapolis
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March 2007 - Present15 yrs6 mosRabbi Cohen is also the Rabbi in Residence at Bend the Arc: Jewish Action, a national social justice organisation. He organises and mobilises around issues of immigration justice and restorative justice and nonviolent direct action.
Professor of Rabbinic Literature
January 1998 - Present24 yrs8 mosRabbi Aryeh Cohen Minneapolis serves as a professor of Rabbinic Literature at Yeshiva University. His topics of interest include the Talmud, Jewish ethics, and social justice. He has been been teaching Rabbinic Literature at the Yeshiva University since 1998.
April 1993 - Present29 yrs5 mosRabbi Aryeh Cohen is a professional author and has authored Rereading Talmud: Gender, Law, and the Poetics of Sugyot. Rabbi Alana Suskin has described this book as essential reading for the Occupy movement. Cohen is also co-editor of Beginning/Again: Towards a Hermeneutics of Jewish Texts. He also wrote about modern figures such as Aharon Shmuel Tamares and Emmanuel Levinas. Andrew Flescher argued that Cohen was able to make "a compelling case in his own right" against violence by focusing on how it "under all circumstances" leads to counter-productivity.
September 2005 - August 20094 yrs0 mosRabbi Aryeh Cohen Minneapolis is former chair of the Rabbinics Department in the Ziegler School of Rabbinic Studies. Dr. Cohen has created and taught most of the courses in the Rabbinics curriculum over the more than two decades of his affiliation with the Ziegler School. His research and scholarship sit at the intersection of Talmud, Jewish ethics, and social justice activism.
Other・Advanced Judaic Studies
2002 - 2003
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)・Jewish Studies
1990 - 1992
Bachelor of Arts (BA)・Departments of Philosophy and Jewish Thought
1985 - 1989
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