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Why Judaism Matters with Rabbi John Rosove

Friday, February 23, 2018 • 8 Adar 5778

7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Dinner, lecture and discussion with Rabbi John Rosove, author of Why Judaism Matters - Letters of a Liberal Rabbi to His Children and the Millennial Generation

“In our technology-saturated, attention-absorbing age, Rosove offers religion-as-reprieve, his fresh vision of a thoroughly modern, politically-engaged and inclusive Judaism.”----Danielle Berrin

“Rabbi John Rosove addresses his intellectual and well-reasoned investigation of faith to his own sons, which sets this book apart for its candor and its ability to penetrate not only the mind but also the heart." --- Matthew Weiner

Rabbi John L. Rosove is Senior Rabbi of Temple Israel of Hollywood, Los Angeles since 1988. He was ordained by the Hebrew Union College – Jewish Institute of Religion, New York, in 1979.

John serves as the National Chair of the Association of Reform Zionists of America (ARZA). He has a seat on the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations (CPMAJO), the Board of Governors (BOG) of the Jewish Agency for Israel (JAFI), the Vaad HaPoel of the World Zionist Organization (WZO), the American Zionist Movement (AZM), and the Executive Committee of ARZENU (the international Reform Zionist Organization).

John was the 2002 Recipient of the World Union for Progressive Judaism International Humanitarian Award and has received special commendation from the State of Israel Bonds. In 2013 he was honored by J Street at its Fifth Anniversary Celebration in Los Angeles.

John is the author of Why Judaism Matters – Letters of a Liberal Rabbi to his Children and the Millennial Generation, published in 2017 by Jewish Lights Publishing, a division of Turner Publishing Company.

John writes a regular blog on the Los Angeles Jewish Journal web-site & his own wordpress blog.

Unless Otherwise noted, registration includes dinner and lecture. Dinner at 7:30 with lecture to follow.

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