Gordis, Robert

Gordis, Robert

(1908–92) rabbi, scholar; born in New York City. He graduated from the City College of New York and earned a Ph.D. from Dropsie College (Philadelphia) in 1929. He was rabbi of Temple Beth-El, Rockaway Park, N.Y. (1931–68) and professor of religion at Temple University, Columbia University, and the Jewish Theological Seminary. His many publications include Conservative Judaism—An American Philosophy (1945) and Judaic Ethics for a Lawless World (1986).
The Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography, by John S. Bowman. Copyright © Cambridge University Press 1995. Reproduced with permission.
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Gordis, Robert. "The Task Before Us: A Preface to Our Journal." Conservative Judaism l,no.