Or Rose

Rabbi Or Rose – Rabbi, writer and social activist, Or Rose is the founding director of the Center for Global Judaism at Boston’s Hebrew College, which provides educational programming and resources on issues of contemporary Jewish spirituality, Israel-Diaspora relations, religious pluralism and environmental responsibility. Originally from Winnipeg, Canada, his father a rabbi and mother a poet, Or later studied at Yeshiva University, the Hebrew University in Jerusalem, Brandeis University, and for private rabbinic ordination with Rabbis Arthur Green and Zalman Schachter-Shalomi. Or also serves as co-director of the Center for Interreligious and Community Leadership Education, a joint venture of Hebrew College and Andover Newton Theological School. Prior to taking this position, Rose was associate dean and director of informal education at the Hebrew College Rabbinical School, where he still teaches. He is co-editor of “Jewish Mysticism and the Spiritual Life: Classical Texts, Contemporary Reflections” (Jewish Lights, 2010), and “My Neighbor’s Faith: Stories of Interreligious Encounter, Growth and Transformation (Orbis, 2012).