Eugene B. Borowitz

Eugene B. Borowitz was Sigmund L. Falk Distinguished Professor of Education and Jewish Religious Thought at the Hebrew Union College Jewish Institute of Religion in New York, where he taught for over 40 years. For 25 years, he was the editor of Sh’ma, a Journal of Jewish Responsibility, which brought together writers and readers from across the entire spectrum of the Jewish community. He was an award-winning author of numerous books, including Renewing the Covenant: A Postmodern Jewish Theology and The Jewish Moral Virtues, coauthored with Frances Weinman Schwartz.

Eugene B. Borowitz, JPS author, Scholar of Distinction, and former board member is considered the leading Reform Jewish theologian of our time. JPS mourned his death on January 22, 2016 at the age of 91.

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