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Faculty Update

RABBI DAVID ALMOG
“ Truancy Stories as a Site of Rhetorical History ,” Ancient Judaism Regional Seminar , UPenn , 2021 ; participated in the “ God Who Forms Their Hearts As One : A Class for Black Christian Clergy and for Jewish Clergy of All Races ” series .
RABBI RACHEL BARENBLAT
Crossing the Sea ( Montreal : Phoenicia Publishing , 2020 ) and created “ Holy at Home ,” six editable machzor presentations to bring personal High Holy Day experiences to screen-sharing participants ; “ Day One : Taking Action ( and Responsibility ),” in S . Kleinbaum and M . Moskowitz eds ., Chaver Up !: 49 Rabbis Explore What it Means to be an Ally through a Jewish Lens ( Congregation Beit Simchat Torah , 2021 ): 4-7 .
DR . YAKIR ENGLANDER
“ Aging and the Beauty of Being ” Times of Israel Blog Post ( Jan . 5 , 2021 ) and “ Men , Peace and Anti-Semitism ” on MantorShift Podcast .
RABBI DR . MATTHEW GOLDSTONE
“ Moses as Leader in the Eyes of the Tannaim ,” in J . Prouser ed ., Ra ’ u Or : Essays in Honor of Dr . Ora Horn Prouser : 43-57 ; “ Early Rabbinic Reluctance to Protest ,” AJS Perspectives ( Spring 2021 ): 34-35 ; “ Online Minyanim and Traditional Jewish Law ,” NewCAJE , online ; “ Creating Easy Interactive Online “ ‘ Escape Rooms ’ for All Ages to Teach Jewish Content ,” NewCAJE , online ; “ Balancing Conflicting Needs in Times of Exigent Circumstances ,” Society of Jewish Ethics , online . taught for Romemu Yeshiva , PJ Library , Climatefest , the Mitsui Tu b ’ Av Festival , Rayfest , IJKL and other gatherings and institutions ; spotlighted for her work at the Kohenet Hebrew Priestess Institute : “ There ’ s no one right way to kohenet : The Hebrew priestess movement aims to center women ’ s voices ,” Jewish Telegraphic Agency ( Jan . 29 , 2021 ).
RABBI DR . JEFFREY HOFFMAN
“ A Rabbi Muses About Entering The Zone At Grateful Dead Concerts And At Synagogue Worship Services ” in Ra ’ u Or , 108-118 .
DR . ORA HORN PROUSER
Mazal tov to Dr . Ora Horn Prouser on the publication of the festschrift Ra ’ u Or : Essays in Honor of Dr . Ora Horn Prouser . “ Graven Images : Reading the Bible Through the Arts ,” NewCAJE , online ; “ Reading the Bible in Uganda : The Role of cultural context in understanding the Bible ,” NewCAJE , online .
DR . JOB JINDO
“ Bible , The Hebrew ” in S . Goetz and C . Taliaferro eds ., The Encyclopedia of Philosophy of Religion ( New York : Blackwell , 2021 ); “ On Poetry and Prophecy in Jeremiah ” in L . Stulman and E . Silver eds ., The Oxford Handbook of the Book of Jeremiah ( New York : Oxford University Press , 2021 ): 192-216 .
CANTOR MICHAEL KASPER
“ Light and Peace in Our Daily Liturgical Declarations ,” in Ra ’ u Or , 124-131 .
DR . EDWARD GREENSTEIN
“ The Story of the Story as the Focus of Engagement ,” in Ra ’ u Or , 68-80 .
RABBI DR . JILL HACKELL
“ The Wonder of Trees : Musings in Honor of Tu B ’ Shevat ,” in Ra ’ u Or , 90-95 .
RABBI DR . JILL HAMMER
Return to the Place : The Magic , Meditation , and Mystery of Sefer Yetzirah ( Ben Yehuda Press : 2020 ); “ The Witch of En-dor : Tending the Spring of Generations ,” in Ra ’ u Or , 96-108 ; “ Biblical Women : Emerging from the Margins through Midrash ,” a curriculum for the Melton School ;
RABBI DAVID MARKUS
Received Oreach Rabbinic Fellowship ; “ Show Me Your Way : Trans Microcosm of Spiritual Allyship ,” in S . Kleinbaum and M . Moskowitz eds ., Chaver Up !: 49 Rabbis Explore What it Means to be an Ally through a Jewish Lens ( Congregation Beit Simchat Torah , 2021 ): Pages 17-26 ; Anchor Panelist , “ Bend the Arc Examines the Moral Imperative of Voting in Panel Discussion ,” Pittsburgh Jewish Chronicle ( August , 2020 ); Board Chair , Bayit : Building Jewish ; Liturgist , Bayit Liturgical Arts Working Group ( HiHos 5782 , Rosh Hodesh Elul , Tisha b ’ Av , Shavuot , Passover , Tu B ’ shevat , Chanukkah , Sukkot , HiHos 5781 ); Executive Committee and Governance Chair , Lawyers Depression Project ; Lead Presenter , Professional Ethics and Spiritual Formation , Lawline ; Lead Presenter , Spiritual-Professional Development Program , Cardozo Law School , Yeshiva University .
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