Byron Sherwin

Byron L. Sherwin is Distinguished Service Professor and Vice-President Emeritus at Spertus Institute for Jewish Studies in Chicago, Illinois and the author or editor of thirty books, including Studies in Jewish Theology and Jewish Ethics for the Twenty-First Century.

Publications by Byron Sherwin

Tikkun Olam: A Case of Semantic Displacement

The term “tikkun olam” has become the shibboleth of American Jewry, and like other Jewish words such as “chutzpah” it has entered English vocabulary without translation. Read More »