Speaker Profile Rabbi Dr. Alon Goshen-Gottstein

Rabbi Dr. Alon Goshen-Gottstein is acknowledged as one of the world's leading figures in interreligious dialogue. He is the founder and director of the Elijah Interfaith Institute since 1997. His work bridges the theological and academic dimensions with a variety of practical initiatives, especially involving world religious leadership. A noted scholar of Jewish studies, he has held academic posts at Tel Aviv University and has served as director of the Center for the Study of Rabbinic Thought, Beit Morasha College, Jerusalem. His most recent publications are Idolatry - A Contemporary Jewish Conversation (Academic Studies Press, 2023) and Covenant and World Religions - Irving Greenberg, Jonathan Sacks and the Quest for Orthodox Pluralism (Littman Library, 2023), finalist of the Rabbi Sacks Book Prize for 2023. 

Speaker's Resources

e-TiM: Judaism Encounters the World: A December 25th Online Yom Iyyun

Dr. David Berger, Dr. Malka Z. Simkovich, Dr. Marc Shapiro, Dr. Shai Secunda, Rabbi Dr. Alon Goshen-Gottstein, Rabbi Dr. Martin Lockshin, Rabbi Dr. Yakov Nagen
Dec 18, 2023