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Jeremy Rosen

Rabbi Dr. Jeremy Rosen
D.O.B. 1942

Academic CV

1958-1962 Be'er Yaakov Theological College Israel
1962-1965 Cambridge University BA (Hons)
1967 Cambridge University MA
1962-1968 Mir Rabbinical College Jerusalem Israel
1968-1971 Rabbi & Director of Education Glasgow
1970-1983 Principal Carmel College UK
1984 Ben Gurion University Israel Phd
1985-1990 Rabbi & Director of Education Western Synagogue London
1985-1990 interfaith representative of Chief Rabbinate UK
1990 –2006 Lecturer FVG, Wilrijk Belgium
1997- 2006 Scholar in residence Jewish Community Centre New York
1999-2006 Director YAKAR Educational Foundation UK
Current Courses

New York: Jewish history (towards Diploma in Jewish Studies)
London Jewish: Philosophy. Jewish Mysticism. Talmud (BA Jewish Studies)
Wilrijk FVG Jewish Spirituality (course supervisor and guest lecturer) Aims

To convey the main ideas and developments of Jewish history, theology, religious practise and mysticism as they have developed from the early biblical era onwards to modernity. The courses aim to provide students with the main personalities, texts and movements and to give a thorough basic knowledge as a basis for further research.

Literature

Primary Texts

Bible
Talmud
Maimonides Yad HaChazakah
Zohar
Shulchan Aruch
Secondary Texts

History of the Jews, Salo Baron
History of the Jews, Margolis & Marx
The Sages, Ephraim Urbach
The Pharisees, Louis Finkelstein
Major Trends in Jewish Mysticism, Gershon Scholem
History of Jewish Philosophy, Hugo Bergman
Publications

Exploding Myths that Jews Believe.USA 1999

Understanding Judaism.Edinburgh 2002

Beyond the Pulpit.Manchester 2004

Human Rights in Judaism.Israel 2005

Kabbalah Inspirations.London 2005