About Rabbi Ben Kamin: A featured speaker at the St. Louis MLK Commemoration on Thursday, January 17, Ben Kamin is a respected scholar on the revered civil rights leader and the author of three books on Martin Luther King:- · Nothing Like Sunshine: A Story in the Aftermath of the Martin Luther King Assassination · Room 306: The National Story of the Lorraine Motel · Dangerous Friendship: Martin Luther King, Jr., The Kennedy Brothers, and Stanley Levison (Sept. 2013) In 2004, Kamin created Reconciliation: The Synagogue Without Walls, an independent agency that services interfaith situations. Ben Kamin (born 1953) holds the degree of Doctor of Divinity from Hebrew Union College. Since his ordination in 1978, Rabbi Kamin has led congregations in Toronto, New York, Cleveland, and San Diego.. He has published over 1000 articles about community life in newspapers around the world, and has been quoted 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 the father of two adult children and lives in San Diego.
Date Recorded: 9/5/2012
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