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Dissertation Watch: Examining the Experiences of Five Civil Rights-Era Rabbis

Dr. Bradley LevenbergAntioch University’s Graduate School of Leadership and Change program is pleased to share that Dr. Bradley Levenberg has just published his dissertation entitled, Applying the Present to the Past: The Experiences of Five Civil Rights Rabbis in Context of Contemporary Leadership Theory. This research examines and highlights the experiences of particular civil rights-era rabbis including their contributions, leadership approaches, struggles, and achievements with a particular emphasis on social justice, contributing new and relevant scholarship regarding the civil rights movement, the American Jewish experience, and the intersection of the two. Based in Atlanta, Georgia, Dr. Levenberg is currently serving as one of the rabbis of Temple Sinai, a congregation well known for its emphasis on inclusivity, acceptance of diversity, and commitment to lifelong learning. In addition to his doctoral degree, Rabbi Dr. Levenberg holds his undergraduate degree from Antioch College and his master’s from Hebrew Union College – Jewish Institute of Religion.