Confronting Scandal: How Jews Can Respond When Jews Do Bad Things

Confronting Scandal: How Jews Can Respond When Jews Do Bad Things

by Erica Brown

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ISBN-13: 9781683360124
Publisher: Turner Publishing Company
Publication date: 08/01/2010
Pages: 192
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Dr. Erica Brown, an inspiring writer and educator, is scholar-in-residence for the Jewish Federation of Greater Washington. She consults for the Jewish Agency and other Jewish non-profits, and is a faculty member of the Wexner Foundation. She is an Avi Chai Fellow, winner of the Ted Farber Professional Excellence Award, and the recipient of a Covenant Award for her work in education. She is author of Confronting Scandal: How Jews Can Respond When Jews Do Bad Things; Inspired Jewish Leadership: Practical Approaches to Building Strong Communities, a finalist for the National Jewish Book Award, and Spiritual Boredom: Rediscovering the Wonder of Judaism and coauthor of The Case for Jewish Peoplehood: Can We Be One? (all Jewish Lights). She contributed to We Have Sinned: Sin and Confession in Judaism—Ashamnu and Al Chet, Who by Fire, Who by Water—Un'taneh Tokef and All These Vows—Kol Nidre (all Jewish Lights). She lectures widely on subjects of Jewish interest and leadership. She lives in Silver Spring, Maryland, and can be reached at www.EricaBrown.com.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Above the Law? 1

1. Airing Dirty Laundry 25
2. Jews in Crime Who Are Doing Time 43
3. Thou Shalt Not Shame 65
4. Oy! Hypocrisy! 85
5. Is Repentance Possible? 107
6. When Jews Do Good Things 129

Notes 156
Acknowledgments 164
Suggestions for Further Reading 165

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