Jonathan K. Crane is the Raymond F. Schinazi Junior Scholar of Bioethics and Jewish Thought at Emory University’s Center for Ethics. He holds a B.A. (summa cum laude) from Wheaton College in Massachusetts (1995), a M.A. in international peace studies from the University of Notre Dame (1997), a M.Phil. in Gandhian thought from Gujarat Vidyapith in India (1998), a M.A.H.L. and rabbinic ordination from Hebrew Union College in New York (2003), and a Ph.D. in religion from the University of Toronto (2009). Having served Jewish communities in China, India, and North America, he has presented at conferences and taught around the world about Judaism, interfaith relations, Gandhian philosophy, and a variety of ethical issues. He serves on the board of The Society of Jewish Ethics.
Areas of Expertise:
Jewish ethical perspectives on biomedical, social, political, and warfare issues
Comparative religious ethics
Jewish theology, law and lore