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  1. So right, yet so wrong: The truth Sheldon Adelson told usRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The Jewish Journal

    ... wish studies and director of the Sigi Ziering Center for the Study of the Holocaust and Ethics at American Jewish University. Find his blog at jewishjournal.com/a_jew.

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  2. A Trial 3,000 Years in the MakingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 13 | Wall Street Journal

    ... secular Jew, arrived five months ago after leading the continuing-education program at American Jewish University in Los Angeles. His mandate at Emanu-El is to expand the center's mission to include cultural and political programming that wouldn't ...

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  3. In rural Uganda, Conservative prayer services with an African liltRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 13 | The Times of Israel

    ... rabbis have visited the community in increasing numbers. Rabbi Gershom Sizomu was ordained at the American Jewish University in 2008, and the community is a recognized member of the Conservative Movement. After years of fighting for their own ...

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  4. Healing: Where religion and science meetRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 3 | The Jewish Journal

    What does Judaism have to do with healing? This was the topic of the lively conference, "Healing: The Interplay of Religion and Science," October 26 and 27, 2014 at Arizona State University. Three local attendees were Rabbi Elliot Dorff, Rector and Distinguished Professor of Philosophy at American Jewish University, myself from The Lippman Center for Optimal Health and Neil Wenger, MD Chair of the Ethics Committee at UCLA Medical Center and Director of its Center on Ethics.

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  5. L.A. Rabbis seeking to reassure mikveh users of facilities' privacyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 23 | The Jewish Journal

    ... member of the Conservative movement's Rabbinical Assembly executive committee, said the mikveh at American Jewish University (AJU) is secure enough that people who use it for conversion, monthly rituals of cleansing, and personal reaffirmations ...

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  6. 10 FAQs about Jewish conversionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | The Times of Israel

    ... life," says Rabbi Adam Greenwald, director of the Miller Introduction to Judaism Program at American Jewish University in Los Angeles. Consent is not required for children under bar mitzvah age, but they may opt out when reaching that age. There are ...

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  7. So you want to convert to JudaismRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | The Times of Israel

    ... of the process." Students participate in a class at the Miller Introduction to Judaism program at American Jewish University in Los Angeles. (Karen Holdych Harley Photography/JTA) You can, however, go for more. In fact, a substantial proportion of ...

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  8. Who is a Jew by choice? Depends who you askRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | The Times of Israel

    ... with a Jew, says Rabbi Adam Greenwald, director of the Miller Introduction to Judaism Program at American Jewish University in Los Angeles. But because intermarriage is so prevalent among Conservative Jews these days (nearly four in 10 Conservative ...

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  9. Rabbi's coming-out lets Conservative clergy 'stop lying about themselves'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2014 | The Times of Israel

    ... a former dean of the movement's Ziegler School of Rabbinical Studies at what is now known as American Jewish University in Los Angeles, and now serves at the university as rector and a philosophy professor. "I thought that was just immoral." ...

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  10. L.A. rabbi says mikveh at AJU is secure, calls Freundel scandal a 'unique case'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2014 | The Jewish Journal

    In the wake of a scandal in which a Washington, D.C. Orthodox rabbi was arrested on Tuesday, Oct. 14, for allegedly spying on women undressing at a mikveh connected to his synagogue, Rabbi Richard A. Flom, a Los Angeles authority on the mikveh [ritual bathhouse] and a member of the Rabbinical Assembly executive committee, said the mikveh at American Jewish University [AJU], a community resource of the Rabbinical Assembly, is secure enough that people who use it for conversion, taharat hamishpacha [family purity] and other reasons, need not worry about someone illicitly watching them while they undress and immerse themselves in the mikveh pool.

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  11. InterfaithFamily launches in Los AngelesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2014 | The Jewish Journal

    ... The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles (two programs), USC Davis School of Gerontology, American Jewish University, the Jewish Graduate Student Initiative and JQ International. IFF offers answers to some serious issues facing modern Judaism, ...

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  12. Rabbi's coming-out highlights dramatic shift in Conservative JudaismRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2014 | The Jewish Journal

    ... a former dean of the movement's Ziegler School of Rabbinical Studies at what is now known as American Jewish University in Los Angeles, and now serves at the university as rector and a philosophy professor. "I thought that was just immoral." ...

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  13. Rabbi Gil Steinlauf Wins Wide Support From Conservatives After Coming Out as GayRead the original story

    Oct 13, 2014 | Forward

    ... a former dean of the movement's Ziegler School of Rabbinical Studies at what is now known as American Jewish University in Los Angeles, and now serves at the university as rector and a philosophy professor. "I thought that was just immoral." ...

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  14. Who requires what for conversion?Read the original story

    Oct 8, 2014 | Intermountain Jewish News

    ... with a Jew, says Rabbi Adam Greenwald, director of the Miller Introduction to Judaism Program at American Jewish University in Los Angeles. But because intermarriage is so prevalent among Conservative Jews these days (nearly four in 10 Conservative ...

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  15. 10 questions about Jewish conversion you want to know but are afraid to askRead the original story

    Oct 6, 2014 | United Jewish Federation of Tidewater

    ... life," says Rabbi Adam Greenwald, director of the Miller Introduction to Judaism Program at American Jewish University in Los Angeles. Consent is not required for children under bar mitzvah age, but they may opt out when reaching that age. There are ...

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  16. So you want to convert to JudaismaRead the original story

    May 9, 2014 | United Jewish Federation of Tidewater

    ... dam Greenwald, a Conservative rabbi and director of the Miller Introduction to Judaism program at American Jewish University in Los Angeles, says he encourages prospective

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  17. Biggest takeaway from 2014 Israel Index is support for freedomRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2014 | The Jewish Journal

    ... of marriage in Israel, which Hiddush drafted with Elliot Dorff, a professor of philosophy at American Jewish University. This is not a clash between Orthodox and non-Orthodox, but rather between those who desire a Jewish and democratic Israel, ...

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  18. 10 Universities With the Largest Undergraduate Student PopulationsRead the original story

    Sep 25, 2014 | US News & World Report

    ... end of the size spectrum, the smallest university reporting data to U.S. Newsa a was California's American Jewish University , with 112 undergraduate students. Below are the 10 schools with the highest undergraduate student enrollment in fall 2013. ...

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  19. Two KCUSY alums running Nativ gap year program in IsraelRead the original story

    Sep 18, 2014 | Kansas City Jewish Chronicle

    ... turns 24 later this month, is a 2009 HBHA graduate and earned a degree in Jewish studies from The American Jewish University in Los Angeles in May. Goldberg, 22, is a May graduate of Boston University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in religion. She ...

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  20. Pass the Cranberry Latkes for Thanksgivukkah HolidayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2013 | The Jewish Press

    ... to pass on "stories, values and behaviors." Wolfson, a Fingerhut professor of education at American Jewish University, wants us to consider the similarities of the stories at the heart of each holiday. "The Pilgrims were escaping religious ...

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