Conservative Judaism (journal)


Conservative Judaism (journal)

Conservative Judaism is a peer-reviewed scholarly journal published by the Rabbinical Assembly and the Jewish Theological Seminary of America. It is presently edited by Rabbi Martin Samuel Cohen.

The journal was founded in 1945. Past editors have been:

  • Leon S. Lang, 1945-1952
  • Samuel H. Dresner, 1955-1964
  • Jack Riemer, 1964-1965
  • S. Gershon Levi, 1965-1969
  • Mordecai Waxman, 1969-1974
  • Stephen C. Lerner, 1974-1977
  • Myron Fenster, 1977-1979
  • Arthur A. Chiel, 1979-1980
  • Harold S. Kushner, 1980-1984
  • David Wolf Silverman, 1984-1989
  • Shamai Kanter, 1989-1993
  • Benjamin Edidin Scolnic, 1993-2000

Its editorial board includes the Talmudist Judith Hauptman, the theologian Neil Gillman, and the biblical scholar Alan Cooper. Past members of the board have included the historian Jack Wertheimer, the historian David G. Dalin, and the Musar scholar Ira F. Stone.