Eugene Borowitz is Sigmund L. Falk Distinguished Professor of Education and Jewish Religious Thought at the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion in New York City, where he has taught since 1962. He is the author of twelve books, including Exploring Jewish Ethics; Choices in Modern Jewish Thought; Liberal Judaism; and Contemporary Christologies, A Jewish Response. An ordained rabbi, Eugene Borowitz is best known in the Jewish community as the editor of Sh’ma, a Journal of Jewish Responsibility.
Rabbi Borowitz is the author of numerous articles and a frequent guest lecturer and visiting professor. He inaugurated the Albert A. List Chair of Jewish Studies at Harvard Divinity School. He holds doctorates from Hebrew Union College and Teachers College, Columbia University and has honorary doctorates from Colgate University and Lafayette College. He has been honored by various organizations.
Eugene Borowitz received a National Jewish Book Award for The Mask Jews Wear.