Rev. Dr. Thomas Shepherd
World Religions Series: Judaism
Thursday, February 14, 2013
Let's Talk About It's expert guest this week is Herb Cooper-Levy, a lay leader of Kol Ami, a Jewish Reconstructionist Community in Northern Virginia, near Washington, D.C. Mr. Cooper-Levy was raised in an Orthodox home, and he was active in B’nai Brith’s youth organization. He is highly versed in all forms of Judaism in America today, and will lend his perspective to the complex set of issues facing the Jewish community worldwide. Dr. Tom’s student guest cohost is Dr. Richard Belous, first-year M.Div. student at Unity Institute® and Seminary and board member at Unity of Fairfax, Virginia. Rick is no stranger to graduate education. He earned his M.A. and Ph.D. in Economics from George Washington University, where he currently teaches as adjunct faculty. Dr. Belous's day job is equally impressive; he serves as vice president of Research and Chief Economist for United Way Worldwide.