34th Annual Catholic-Jewish Women's Conference

Who is My Neighbor?

Do We Practice What We Preach?

Dr. Cecilia Gonzalez-Andrieu

Professor González-Andrieu received her doctorate from the Graduate Theological Union, Berkeley in the areas of Art & Religion and Systematic Theology. Born in Cuba and raised in Southern California Gonzalez-Andrieu is a graduate of Loyola Marymount University where she studied Film, Spanish and Theology. She has been recognized with awards by the GTU, the Catholic Press Association for her regular column, "De Todo Un Poco" in T he Tidings, and the Hispanic Theological Initiative in Princeton. Her book contributions include Presente! U.S. Latino Catholics from Colonial Origins to the Present (Orbis), Camino a Emaús (Liturgical Press), The Treasure of Guadalupe (Rowman and Littlefield), and The Sky is Crying: Race, Class and Natural Disaster (Ausburg) .

Dr. González-Andrieu is a member of the American Academy of Religion, the Catholic Theological Society of America, the Academy of Hispanic Catholic Theologians of the U.S., and Alpha Sigma Nu., the Honor Society of Jesuit Colleges and Universities. She collaborates on workshops for faith formation and leadership training at the Archdiocese of Los Angeles, the Dioceses of San Jose and San Diego, and LMU's Center for Religion and Spirituality

Rabbi Denise Eger

Rabbi Denise L. Eger is the founding Rabbi of Congregation Kol Ami: West Hollywood’s Reform Synagogue. Rabbi Eger holds a B.A. in Religion from the University of Southern California. She received her Masters Degree from Hebrew Union College - Jewish Institute of Religion and was ordained at the New York campus in 1988. She has worked in congregations with people of all ages, families and individuals, and has done extensive work with people with AIDS.

Rabbi Eger is a member of the Central Conference of American Rabbis. She has served on numerous Rabbinic boards and organizations. Rabbi Eger has published extensively on human sexuality, interfaith dialogue and human rights and has appeared on television and radio as an expert in these areas. An accomplished educator, and a dedicated spiritual and community leader, Rabbi Eger has been at the forefront of building new and more accessible Jewish communities

She is a currently the Board President of the Southern California Board of Rabbis and an Angels fan.

Thursday, November 11,  8:30 AM - 3:30 PM


3663 Wilshire Boulevard

Los Angeles, CA 90010-2798