Green Featured at Installation Roundtable

rabbi asher lipotinRabbinical School rector Arthur Green will be a featured participant at this weekend's installation of Rabbi Asher Lopatin as president of Yeshivat Chovevei Torah Rabbinical School in New York City.

Green, Irving Brudnick Professor of Philosphy and Religion, will serve on a roundtable, "Training New Rabbis for a New Generation," one hour prior to the 3 p.m. installation of Lopatin, a native of Newton, Mass., and graduate of Boston University. Joining Green and Lopatin on the panel are Rabbi B. Elka Abrahamson, president of the Wexner Foundation; Arnold M. Eisen, chancelor of the Jewish Theological Semina; and Rabbi David Ellenson, president of Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Relgion.

Prior to joining Yeshivat Chovevei Torah, Lopatin (pictured) served for 18 years as spiritual leader of Anshe Sholom B'nai Israel Congregation in Chicago. He received his ordination from Rav Aron Soloveichik and Yeshivas Brisk and also from Yeshiva University in New York, and holds a Master of Philosophy in Medieval Arabic Thought from Oxford University.

Hebrew College's president, Rabbi Daniel L. Lehmann, will also attend the installation.

— Oct. 4, 2013