Rabbi Aryeh Cohen

Author, 'Justice in the City: An Argument from Rabbinic Source'

Rabbi Aryeh Cohen, whose most recent book is "Justice In the City: An Argument from Rabbinic Sources," teaches rabbinic literature at the Ziegler School for Rabbinic Studies of the American Jewish University in Los Angeles, where he chaired the Rabbinic Studies program from 2001-2005. He is a board member of Rabbis for Human Rights – North America and a past president of the Jewish Progressive Alliance. He has taught at Hebrew Union College/Jewish Institute of Religion, the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College and Brandeis University. He founded the Jewish Community Justice Project in partnership with Bet Tshuvah; the JCJP trains mediators to help bring resolution to non-violent crimes by facilitating a conversation between victim and offender.

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