Due to Omicron COVID Surge, this event will be presented solely on Zoom. Link will be shared with registrants prior to the event.
In this second of four events in the Grounding our Lives series, Congregation Am HaYam has the honor of hosting the distinguished Rabbi, Dr Elliot Dorff.
Rabbi Dr. Dorff will speak on “The Power of Community in Enhancing Our Spirituality” Rabbi Dorff will be focusing his presentation on Minyan (worshiping community) and Synagogue Community. This free event is sponsored by Congregation Am HaYam, Took place on Thursday, March 10 at 7 p.m. via Zoom.
Rabbi Dr. Dorff is a renowned theologian and philosopher of Judaism, a highly sought after bioethicist, a distinguished faculty member at American Jewish University, and a Visiting Professor of Law at the UCLA School of Law. He has written 28 books and probably hundreds of responsa (Jewish legal papers for the Conservative Movement’s Committee on Jewish Law and Standards).
Rabbi Dr. Dorff, is currently American Jewish University’s Rector and Sol & Anne Dorff Distinguished Service Professor in Philosophy. For more than forty years as a Visiting Professor, he has taught a course on Jewish law at UCLA School of Law. He was awarded the Journal of Law and Religion’s Lifetime Achievement Award and holds four honorary doctoral degrees.
This special opportunity with Rabbi Dr. Dorff is not to be missed!
This event is funded in part thanks to a grant from Pacific Southwest Region of the United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism .
We also received a generous donation from the Joseph P. Reardon Funeral Home.