Encounters with the Ten Commandments

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Oren J. Hayon
  • Philadelphia: 
    Central Conference of American Rabbis/CCAR Press
    , April
     232 pages.
     For other formats: Link to Publisher's Website.


This anthology gives voice to the many diverse and contemporary perspectives about each of the Ten Commandments. Written by an impressive collection of rabbis and scholars, the volume allots multiple chapters for each of the commandments in order to engage with the ways in which these timeless utterances have inspired contemporary laws, ethics, and moral guidelines.

About the Author(s)/Editor(s)/Translator(s): 

Rabbi Oren J. Hayon received his undergraduate education at Rice University and his rabbinical ordination from HUC-JIR in Cincinnati. He has held a number of leadership roles in the Central Conference of American Rabbis, and serves as a frequent editor, translator, and contributor of Hebrew texts and poetry for the CCAR Press. He currently serves on the Editorial Board of CCAR Journal: The Reform Jewish Quarterly.




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