Guest Lecture: Rabbi Shai Cherry, Ph.D. — "Jews and Darwin"

October 16, 2012

Rabbi Shai Cherry received his Ph.D. from Brandeis University in Jewish Thought and his rabbinical ordination from American Jewish University.  He is currently rabbi in residence and principal of the Abraham Ratner Torah School in San Diego.  His research has focused on the nexus between science and Judaism, and he has studied the Jewish response to evolutionary theory in the twentieth century.

All Jewish Studies lectures are free and open to the public; there is no need to make reservations. Parking is free.

For more information, please contact Jeffrey Blutinger, Director of the Jewish Studies Program and Barbara and Ray Alpert Endowed Chair in Jewish Studies, by email ( or by phone (562.985.2196).

Cosponsored by CSULB’s Jewish Studies Program, the Alpert Jewish Community Center and the jewish Federation of Greater Long Beach and Orange County.