Elkins, Dov Peretz

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ELKINS, Dov Peretz

ELKINS, Dov Peretz. American, b. 1937. Genres: Education, Psychology, Theology/Religion. Career: Temple Bethel, Rochester, NY, Rabbi, 1972-76; Growth Assocs., Princeton, NJ, Founder and Director, 1976-; Park Synagogue, Cleveland, Sr. Rabbi, 1987-92; Princeton NJ Jewish Center, Rabbi, 1992-. Publications: (with A. Eisenberg) Worlds Lost and Found (biblical archaeology), 1964; So Young to Be a Rabbi, 1969; (with A. Eisenberg) Treasures from the Dust (biblical archaeology), 1972; A Tradition Reborn (sermons and essays), 1972; God's Warriors, Stories of Military Chaplains (children), 1974; Glad to Be Me, 1976; Teaching People to Love Themselves, 1977; Clarifying Jewish Values, 1977; Jewish Consciousness Raising, 1979; Self Concept Sourcebook, 1979; Loving My Jewishness, 1978; Experiential Programs for Jewish Groups, 1979; Twelve Pathways to Feeling Better about Yourself, 1980; My Seventy-Two Friends, 1989; Prescription for a Long and Happy Life, 1993; Jewish Guided Imagery, 1996; Hasidic Wisdom, 1997; A Shabbat Reader, 1998; Forty Days of Transformation, 1999; Meditations for the Days of Awe, 1999; New & Old Prayers for the High Holy Days, 2000; Chicken Soup for the Jewish Soul, 2001. EDITOR: Rejoice with Jerusalem (reading and prayers), 1972; Moments of Transcendence, vol. 1: Rosh Hashanah, vol. 2: Yom Kippur, 1992. Address: 212 Stuart Rd E, Princeton, NJ 08540-1946, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]