Archive: July 2020

Arielle Tonkin

Posted on July 2, 2020

Arielle Tonkin is an artist, educator, and a recent graduate of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (MFA 2017) based in Berkeley, CA. Her artwork, rooted in painting and social practice, centers intra-faith and interfaith healing through exhibitions, performances, and workshops. As a Teaching Artist, Arielle facilitates classes and workshops at universities, secondary schools, Continue Reading »

Jennie Rosenfeld

Posted on July 2, 2020

Rabbanit Dr. Jennie Rosenfeld serves as the Manhiga Ruchanit (female spiritual leader) in Efrat, where she also directs the rabbinic court for financial matters. She completed studies at the Susi Bradfield Women’s Institute for Halakhic Leadership at Midreshet Lindenbaum and received permission to give halakhic rulings (“heter hora’ah”) from Rabbi Shlomo Riskin and Rav Shuki Reich. A Continue Reading »

Micha’el Rosenberg

Posted on July 2, 2020

Micha’el Rosenberg is associate professor of Rabbinics and member of the tenured faculty of Hebrew College. He joined the College faculty in August 2012. He is the author of Signs of Virginity: Testing Virgins and Making Men in Late Antiquity (Oxford, 2018), and the co-author with Ethan Tucker of Gender Equality and Prayer in Jewish Law (Ktav, 2017). He Continue Reading »

Vanessa Ochs

Posted on July 2, 2020

Vanessa L. Ochs is the author of The Passover Haggadah: A Biography, and Inventing Jewish Ritual (winner of a 2007 National Jewish Book Award).  Her other books include Sarah Laughed, The Jewish Dream Book (with Elizabeth Ochs), The Book of Jewish Sacred Practices (edited with Irwin Kula), Words on Fire and Safe and Sound. For her writing, she was awarded a Creative Writing Fellowship by the National Endowment Continue Reading »

Jake Marmer

Posted on July 2, 2020

Jake Marmer is the Education and Programming Director of The Bronfman Fellowship. Jake’s diverse teaching experience includes University of Pennsylvania and Adelphia University, Kehillat Hadar and the Pardes/Silicon Valley Beit Midrash, KlezKanada and KlezCalifornia. He is the author of the poetry collections Cosmic Diaspora (Station Hill Press, 2020), The Neighbor Out of Sound (Sheep Meadow Continue Reading »