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HENRY COHEN, born into a family of Texas Reform Rabbis, was ordained as a rabbi at the Hebrew Union College in Cincinnati in 1953. In 1964, he became rabbi of Beth David Reform Congregation in Philadelphia.In the 1970s, he was the chairman of the Jewish Coalition for Peace.During the late 1960's and 1970's, he taught a course on Judaism at St. Josephs University.He wrote two books, Justice, Justice: A Jewish View of the Black Revolution, and Why Judaism? - A Search for Meaning in Jewish Identity.

In 1993, after becoming rabbi emeritus, he conducted research on "Raising Children in an Interfaith Family," published by the Jewish Outreach Institute.Since 1993, he has taught an Introduction to Judaism course primarily but not exclusively for interfaith couples.This book is his attempt to convey to skeptical Jews and searching non-Jews Whats Special about Judaism?

"This volume offers sound scholarship and a very personal and consistently interesting approach to Judaism that relates to fundamental Jewish values, practices and beliefs to the everyday concerns of todays readers.Rabbi Cohen understands his readers questions before they are asked, and provides them with a liberal understanding of the Jewish tradition that is refreshingly honest and intellectually compelling." Rabbi Eric Yoffie, President of the Union for Reform Judaism.

"Henry Cohens journey through the crucial aspects and history of Judaism and the Jewish people is amazingly deft at transmitting 4,000 years of struggle in a succinct, inviting way. His invitations to join in wrestling with the central issues and questions are a powerful teaching not only of how to learn from the past but of how to create the future."Rabbi Arthur Waskow, director of the Shalom Center, author and leader of Jewish Renewal.

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Studio: Xlibris Corporation
Pages   376
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 1.25" Width: 5.75" Height: 8.75"
Weight:   1.34 lbs.
Binding  Hardcover
Release Date   Jun 1, 2006
Publisher   Xlibris Corporation
ISBN  0738866679  
ISBN13  9780738866673  

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Henry Cohen, Pharm.D, MS, FCCM, BCPP, CGP
Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice
Arnold & Marie Schwartz College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
Long Island University
Chief Pharmacotherapy Officer
Director of Pharmacy Residency Programs
Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center
Brooklyn, New York

Henry Cohen, Pharm.D., MS is Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice at the Arnold & Marie Schwartz College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences of Long Island University in Brooklyn, New York. He is also the Chief Pharmacotherapy Officer for the Department of Pharmacy and Director of Pharmacy Residency Programs including a PGY-2 Geriatrics Residency Program at the Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center/David Minkin Rehabilitation Center also in Brooklyn. The Pharmacotherapy Department is one of the largest clinical programs in New York State with 17 clinical Pharmacists and Pharmacy Residents.

Dr. Cohen earned a Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy and his Master of Science with a Specialty in Pharmacotherapeutics from the Arnold & Marie Schwartz College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences of Long Island University in Brooklyn. Subsequently, Dr. Cohen earned his traditional Doctor of Pharmacy degree from St. John's University College of Pharmacy in Jamaica, New York.

Dr. Cohen is Board-certified in Geriatric Pharmacotherapy, and Neuropsychiatric Pharmacotherapy; he is a Fellow of The American College of Critical Care Medicine.

The editor-in-chief of "The Journal of Pharmacy Practice" and editor for "The New York State Journal of Health-System Pharmacists", Dr. Cohen has published over 100 book chapters, manuscripts, and abstracts and has presented over 500 invited lectures on pharmacotherapeutic topics throughout the United States. He is a P&T member of PharMerica and The National Medical Health Care Systems; he is also a member of the National Quality Forum's Safety Technical Advisory Panel in Washington, DC.

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