Dr. Norman Cohen
Morgan and Marjorie Miller Scholar-in-Residence
Join us throughout this weekend as renowned author and speaker Dr. Norman Cohen engages
the community in interactive discussions and workshops that deepen our understanding and
practice of Jewish leadership and strengthens our relationships within our families and our community.
Dr. Norman Cohen is Professor of Midrash at Hebrew Union College–Jewish Institute of Religion. He serves as the Provost of the College-Institute. He served as Dean of the New York School from 1988-96. He received his Ph.D. from the College in the field of Midrash which is his area of interest.
Renowned for his expertise in Torah study and Midrash (finding contemporary meaning from ancient biblical texts), he lectures frequently to audiences of many faiths.
Dr. Cohen was a participant in Bill Moyers’ Genesis: A Living Conversation, series on PBS. His books include: Self, Struggle & Change: Family Conflict Stories in Genesis and Their Healing Insights for Our Lives; Voices from Genesis: Guiding us through the Stages of Life; The Way into Torah; Hineini in Our Lives; and Moses and the Journey to Leadership: Timeless Lessons of Effective Management from the Bible; and Today’s Leadership, all published by Jewish Lights Publishing.