Tikva Frymer-Kensky
Tikva Frymer-Kensky (1943 - August 31, 2006) was a Professor at the University of Chicago Divinity School. She received her MA and PhD from Yale University. She had previously served on the faculties ...
Jacob Taubes
Jacob Taubes (25 February 1923 – 21 March 1987) was a sociologist of religion, philosopher, and scholar of Judaism.Taubes was born into an old rabbinical family. He was married to the writer Susan Ta...
Martin Buber
Martin Buber (Hebrew: מרטין בובר‎, German: Martin Buber, Yiddish: מארטין בובער; February 8, 1878 – June 13, 1965) was an Austrian-born Israeli Jewish philosopher best known for his ...
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David Cassel
David Cassel (March 7, 1818 – January 22, 1893) was a German historian and Jewish theologian.
Cassel was born in Gross-Glogau, a city in Prussian Silesia with a large Jewish community. He gr...
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Ben Zion Bokser
Ben-Zion Bokser (July 4, 1907 – 1984) was one of the major Conservative rabbis of the United States.
Bokser was born in Lubomi, Poland, and emigrated to the United States at the age of 13 in 1920....
Daniel Rynhold
Daniel Rynhold is an Associate Professor of Modern Jewish Philosophy at Bernard Revel Graduate School of Jewish Studies at Yeshiva University in New York a post which he has held since August 2007. He...
Emanuel Rackman
Rabbi (Menachem) Emanuel Rackman (Hebrew: מנחם עמנואל רקמן‎ Menachem 'immanuel Raqman; June 24, 1910, Albany – December 1, 2008) was an American Modern Orthodox Rabbi, who held pulpits in ma...
David Ellenson
David Ellenson is an American rabbi and academic who is known as a leader of the Reform movement in Judaism. He served as president of the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion (HUC-JIR) f...
David Hartman (rabbi)
David Hartman (September 11, 1931 – February 10, 2013) was an American-Israeli leader and philosopher of contemporary Judaism, founder of the Shalom Hartman Institute in Jerusalem, Israel, and a ...
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David Gans
David Gans (Hebrew: דָּוִד בֶּן שְׁלֹמֹה גנז‎; 1541–1613), also known as Rabbi Dovid Solomon Ganz, was a Jewish chronicler, mathematician, historian, astronomer and astrologer. He is the author ...
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Nahum Norbert Glatzer
Nahum Norbert Glatzer (March 25, 1903 – February 27, 1990) was a noted Jewish literary scholar, theologian, and editor.Glatzer was born in Lemberg, then part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire (now ...
Leo Strauss
Leo Strauss (/straʊs/; [ʃtraʊs]; September 20, 1899 – October 18, 1973) was a German-American political philosopher and classicist who specialized in classical political philosophy. He was born in Ger...
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Joseph B. Soloveitchik
Joseph Ber (Yosef Dov, Yoshe Ber) Soloveitchik (February 27, 1903 – April 9, 1993) (Hebrew: יוסף דב הלוי סולובייצ'יק‎) was a major American Orthodox rabbi, Talmudist and modern Jewish philosophe...
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Neil Gillman
Neil Gillman (born September 11, 1933) is an American rabbi and philosopher, affiliated with Conservative Judaism.
Gillman was born in Quebec City, Canada. He graduated from McGill University in 1...
Colel Chabad
Colel Chabad (Hebrew: כולל חב"ד‎) was founded in 1788 and is the oldest continuously operating charity in Israel. The institution runs a network of soup kitchens and food banks, dental and medic...
Byron Sherwin
Byron Sherwin is a Jewish scholar and author with expertise in theology, inter-religious dialogue, mysticism and Jewish ethics. A rabbi in the Conservative Judaism movement, he trained at the Jewish T...
Hermann Cohen
Hermann Cohen (4 July 1842 – 4 April 1918) was a German Jewish philosopher, one of the founders of the Marburg School of Neo-Kantianism, and he is often held to be "probably the most important J...
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Nusach Ari
Nusach Ari means, in a general sense, any prayer rite following the usages of Rabbi Isaac Luria, the AriZal, in the 16th century, and, more particularly, the derivative version of it used by Chabad Ha...
Jill Jacobs (rabbi)
Jill Jacobs (born 1975) is the Executive Director of T'ruah: The Rabbinic Call for Human Rights, formerly Rabbis for Human Rights-North America. She is a Conservative rabbi and the author of Where Jus...
Kaufmann Kohler
Kaufmann Kohler (May 10, 1843, Fürth – January 28, 1926) was a German-born U.S. reform rabbi and theologian.
Kaufmann Kohler was born into a family of rabbis. He received his rabbinical training a...
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Elie Wiesel
Eliezer "Elie" Wiesel KBE (/ˈɛli wɪˈzɛl/; born September 30, 1928)is a Jewish-American professor and political activist. He is the author of 57 books, including Night, a work based on his experiences ...
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Irving Greenberg
Irving (Yitzchak) Greenberg (born 1933), also known as Yitz Greenberg, is a Modern Orthodox rabbi, Jewish-American scholar and author. He is known as a strong supporter of Israel and a promoter of gr...
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Meir Friedmann
Meir (Ish Shalom) Friedmann (July 10, 1831, at Kraszna (Slovak: Kružná), district of Kashau (Košice Region), Kingdom of Hungary, Austrian Empire – 1908, at Vienna, Austria-Hungary) was an Austrian...
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Will Herberg
Will Herberg (June 30, 1901 – March 27, 1977) was an American Jewish writer, intellectual and scholar. He was known as a social philosopher and sociologist of religion, as well as a Jewish theologian...
Eugene Kohn
Eugene Kohn (January 26, 1887 - April 1, 1977) was an American Reconstructionist rabbi, writer and editor.Born in Newark, New Jersey he attended the Jewish Theological Seminary of America and in 1912 ...
William E. Kaufman
William E. Kaufman is an American Conservative Jewish rabbi, theologian and author. His 1991 book, The Case for God, was the first on Jewish process theology.
Kaufman graduated from the Jewish The...