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Dorff, Elliot N.

Overview
Works: 79 works in 255 publications in 1 language and 15,339 library holdings
Genres: History  Case studies  Popular works 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Interviewee
Classifications: BJ1285.2, 296.36
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Most widely held works by Elliot N Dorff
Contemporary Jewish ethics and morality : a reader( Book )

9 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in English and held by 536 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bibliography: p.467-468
Matters of life and death : a Jewish approach to modern medical ethics by Elliot N Dorff( Book )

9 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and held by 512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book discusses modern medical ethical dilemmas from a specifically conservative Jewish point of view. The author includes issues such as artificial insemination, genetic engineering, cloning, surrogate motherhood, and birth control, as well as living wills, hospice care, euthanasia, organ donation, and autopsy
Contemporary Jewish theology : a reader( Book )

8 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A living tree : the roots and growth of Jewish law by Elliot N Dorff( Book )

14 editions published in 1988 in English and Undetermined and held by 406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To do the right and the good : a Jewish approach to modern social ethics by Elliot N Dorff( Book )

8 editions published between 1971 and 2004 in English and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The way into Tikkun Olam (repairing the world) by Elliot N Dorff( Book )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Love your neighbor and yourself : a Jewish approach to modern personal ethics by Elliot N Dorff( Book )

17 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Jewish choices, Jewish voices by Elliot N Dorff( Book )

15 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The Oxford handbook of Jewish ethics and morality( Book )

11 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This text offers a collection of original essays by leading scholars from around the world. The first section of the volume describes the history of the Jewish tradition's moral thought from the Bible to contemporary Jewish approaches. The second part includes chapters on specific fields in ethics, including the ethics of medicine, business, sex, speech, politics, war and the environment
For the love of God and people : a philosophy of Jewish law by Elliot N Dorff( Book )

9 editions published in 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bringing the topic down to earth -- The body of Jewish law : how Jewish law resembles other legal systems -- The covenantal soul of Jewish law : how Jewish law is unique -- Motivations to live by Jewish law -- Continuity and change in Jewish law -- The relationship of Jewish law to morality and theology -- Jewish law and custom -- Comparisons to the right and the left -- Sample applications of my theory of Jewish law to specific cases
The Jewish approach to repairing the world (tikkun olam) : a brief introduction for Christians by Elliot N Dorff( Book )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Knowing God : Jewish journeys to the unknowable by Elliot N Dorff( Book )

8 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contemporary Jews often find meaning in Judaism's family and communal orientation, its beautiful rituals, its enriching culture, its sense of ethnic rootedness, and its moral values. For the classical Jewish tradition, however, all of these features of Judaism depend on a belief in God. Since many modern Jews do not know what to make of that belief, it is often ignored. They may be inspired by Judaism's high regard for education and its passion for justice, but their belief in God rests on childhood images of the Almighty. They are often embarrassed and uneasy, for they sense that their attach
Jews and genes : the genetic future in contemporary Jewish thought by Elliot N Dorff( Book )

8 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Of the science of stem cell research / Elliot N. Dorff and Laurie Zoloth -- Applying Jewish law to stem cell research / Elliot N. Dorff -- Divine representations and the value of embryos : god's image, god's name, and the status of human nonpersons / Noam J. Zohar -- "Like water" : using Genesis to formulate an alternative Jewish position on the beginning of life / Yosef Leibowitz -- Reasonable magic : stem cell research and forbidden knowledge / Laurie Zoloth -- Summary of the science of genetic mapping and identity / Elliot N. Dorff and Laurie Zoloth -- Folk taxonomy, prejudice, and the human genome / Judith S. Neulander -- What is a Jew? The meaning of genetic disease for Jewish identity / Rebecca Alpert -- Yearning for the long-lost home : the lemba and the Jewish narrative of genetic return / Laurie Zoloth -- Summary of the science of genetic testing / Elliot N. Dorff and Laurie Zoloth -- Genetic testing in the Jewish community / Paul Root Wolpe -- Jewish genetic decision making and an ethic of care / Toby l. Schonfeld -- Summary of the science of genetic intervention / Elliot N. Dorff and Laurie Zoloth -- Some Jewish thoughts on genetic enhancement / Shimon Glick -- Curing disease and enhancing traits : a philosophical (and Jewish) perspective / Ronald M. Green -- Genetic enhancement and the image of god / Aaron l. Mackler -- "Blessed is the one who is good and who brings forth goodness" : a Jewish theological response to the ethical challenges of new genetic technologies / Louis E. Newman -- Jewish reflections on genetic enhancement / Jeffrey H. Burack -- Mending the code / Robert Gibbs -- Religious traditions in a postreligious world : does halakhah have insights for nonbelievers? / John Lantos -- How the unconscious shapes modern genomic science / Robert pollack -- To fix the world : Jewish convictions affecting social issues / Elliot N. Dorff
Power by Elliot N Dorff( Book )

12 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The dynamics of power can affect people on political, social, and deeply personal levels. This newest volume in the Jewish Choices, Jewish Voices series examines these dynamics and asks readers to consider some difficult moral issues: How do we avoid the temptation to use power chiefly for our own advantage? How should bosses treat workers? Teachers treat students? Government treat citizens?
Jewish choices, Jewish voices by Elliot N Dorff( Book )

5 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

War and national security( Book )

6 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Social justice( Book )

6 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elliot N. Dorff : in search of the good life by Elliot N Dorff( Book )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

"Rabbi Elliot N. Dorff, the Sol and Anne Dorff Distinguished Professor of Philosophy and Rector of American Jewish University in Los Angeles, is one of today's leading Jewish ethicists. Writing extensively on the intersection of law, morality, science, religion, and medicine, Dorff offers an authoritative and non-Orthodox interpretation of Jewish law. As a leader in the Rabbinical Assembly's Committee on Jewish Law and Standards, he has shaped the religious practices of Conservative Jews. In serving on national advisory committees and task forces, he has helped to articulate a distinctive Jewish voice on contested bioethical and biomedical issues. An analytic philosopher by training, Dorff has endorsed pluralism, arguing that Jewishness best flourishes in the context of American pluralism, and he has worked closely with non-Jews to advance religious pluralism in America"--
Jewish choices, Jewish voices( )

4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the newest addition to the Jewish Choices, Jewish Voices series, co-editors Elliot Dorff and Danya Ruttenberg have brought together a diverse group of Jews to comment on how Judaism affects their views and actions regarding sex. Contributors range from adult movie actor Ron Jeremy, to renowned feminist scholar Martha Ackelsberg, to noted writer and blogger Esther Kustanowitz, as well as rabbis, doctors, social workers, and activists. They discuss issues of monogamy, honesty, and communication in dating and marriage; testing for and disclosure of STDs; abortion, sex education, sex work, and sexuality
Jewish choices, Jewish voices( )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Contemporary Jewish ethics and morality : a reader
Alternative Names
אליוט דורף

エリオット・ドーフ

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English (159)

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Matters of life and death : a Jewish approach to modern medical ethicsContemporary Jewish theology : a readerA living tree : the roots and growth of Jewish lawTo do the right and the good : a Jewish approach to modern social ethicsThe way into Tikkun Olam (repairing the world)Love your neighbor and yourself : a Jewish approach to modern personal ethicsJewish choices, Jewish voicesFor the love of God and people : a philosophy of Jewish law