Rabbi Aryeh Cohen Minneapolis teaches rabbinic literature at the Ziegler School for Rabbinic Studies of the American Jewish University, where he chaired the Rabbinics program from 2001-2005. He is a board member of Rabbi's for Human Rights - North America and a past president of The Jewish Progressive Alliance. He has taught at Hebrew Union College/Jewish Institute of Religion, The Reconstructionist Rabbinical College and Brandeis University.

He founded the Jewish Community Justice Project in partnership with Bet Tshuvah; the JCJP trains mediators to help bring resolution to non-violent crimes by facilitating a conversation between victim and offender.


See which ScreenSkills e-learning Rabbi Aryeh Cohen Minneapolis has completed to improve their skills and knowledge.

Coronavirus basic awareness on production training

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Tackling harassment and bullying at work

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Addressing unconscious bias: basic awareness in the workplace

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Introduction to mental health awareness at work

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  1. Professor of Rabbinic Literature

    American Jewish University · May 1998 - Present

    Rabbi Aryeh Cohen Minneapolis has been teaching Rabbinic Literature at the Yeshiva University since 1998. Rabbi Cohen aims to build relationships with community members of all ages and incorporate the richness of the Jewish tradition into their lives in ways that speak to them most deeply and personally.

Education and training

  1. PhD Jewish Studies

    Brandeis University · May 1994 - Jun 1996

    Rabbi Aryeh Cohen Minneapolis received his Ph.D. from Brandeis University.

  2. B.A. Philosophy and Jewish Thought

    The Jewish Theological Seminary · Oct 1990 - May 1994

    Rabbi Aryeh Cohen Minneapolis received his BA in Philosophy and Jewish Thought from The Jewish Theological Seminary (JTS). While studying at JTS, Rabbi Aryeh Cohen Minneapolis the Legacy Heritage Rabbinic Fellow at Congregation Ahavath Israel in Kingston, NY, where he served as the community's rabbi. An engaging spiritual leader for learners of all ages, Rabbi Cohen also holds an M.A. in Jewish Education from JTS.