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Lawrence Troster is the spiritual leader of Oheb Shalom Congregation in South Orange, New Jersey and a Steinhardt Fellow with CLAL (National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership). Troster received his M.A. and rabbinic ordination from the Jewish Theological Seminary of America and his B.A. from the University of Toronto. He has also served congregations in Toronto and Richmond Hill, Ontario, and was a research associate at the Centre for the Study of Religion in Canada, Emmanuel College, University of Toronto. Among his affiliations, Troster serves on the editorial board of Conservative Judaism and the Program Council of the Coalition on the Environment and Jewish Life (COEJL). His latest article is "From Big Bang to Omega Point: Jewish Responses to Recent Theories in Modern Cosmology," Conservative Judaism (Forthcoming).


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