Scholar-in-residence Rabbi Rachel Sabath Beit-Halachmi will speak on “Are We Still One? Jewish Peoplehood in the 21st Century.”
Rabbi Sabath is the National Director of Recruitment and Admissions, President’s Scholar and Director of the Office of Community Engagement at the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion. Prior to this appointment, Rabbi Sabath served as Vice President of the Shalom Hartman Institute in Israel. For over a decade as a member of the Institute’s faculty, she directed the Hartman Lay leadership, Rabbinic leadership, and Christian leadership programs. Ordained at HUC-JIR in New York in 1995, Rabbi Sabath also earned a Ph.D. in Jewish philosophy from the Jewish Theological Seminary writing her dissertation on the covenant theology of Rabbi Prof. Eugene Borowitz. She has co-authored two books and contributed chapters to The Women’s Haftarah Commentary: New Insights and Jewish Theology in our Time.
This scholar-in-residence weekend is sponsored by Lamed Vav, members of Temple Beth El who are committed to providing quality adult education for the community.
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