Ben Kamin

Ben Kamin
Ben Kamin

Rabbi Ben Kamin is a nationally-known clergyman, teacher, counselor, and the author of ten books on human values, civil rights, and spirituality. He has led congregations in Toronto, New York, Cleveland, and San Diego since his ordination in 1978. He has published hundreds of articles about community life in newspapers around the world, ranging from The New York Times to The International Herald-Tribune. He has been quoted in the Ann Landers column and in The Congressional Record. He appears frequently on radio and television and serves on several national boards dealing with community affairs and interfaith relations. He is married to Audrey Kamin, a financial professional and community activist; they live in Encinitas, Ca., and share four children. Rabbi Kamin holds the degree of Doctor of Divinity from Hebrew Union College.
In 2004, Audrey and Ben co-founded Reconciliation: The Synagogue Without Walls, a privately-operated consulting agency for interfaith relations, pastoral and communal. Ben represents the agency as a director of San Diego’s Interfaith Committee for Worker Justice.

His books published by Muffin Dog Press, include:
The Spirit Behind the News: On Finding God in Family, Presidents, Baseball, Cell Phones, and Chevy Impalas.

Other books by Ben, Include:
Room 306: The National Story of the Lorraine Motel.
Dangerous Friendship: Stanley Levison, Martin Luther King, Jr., and the Kennedy Brothers.
Nothing Like Sunshine: A Story in the Aftermath of the MLK Assassination.
All published by, Michigan State University Press.

Coming out early next year from Central Recovery Press, look for Ben’s:

I Don’t Know What to Believe: Making Spiritual Peace with Your Religion.

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