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RRC Faculty

To read a brief biography on a member of the RRC faculty, select from the following list:

Regular Faculty

Rabbi David Dunn Bauer, Acting Director of Recruitment, Admissions and Student Life

Barbara E. Breitman, D.Min., Assistant Professor of Pastoral Counseling, Director of Training, Jewish Spiritual Direction Program

Reena Sigman Friedman, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Modern Jewish History

Joel Hecker, Ph.D., Chair, Department of Modern Jewish Civilization, Professor of Jewish Mysticism

Rabbi Linda Holtzman, Adjunct Associate Professor of Practical Rabbinics; Rabbinic Formation Specialist

S. Tamar Kamionkowski, Ph.D., Professor of Bible

Rabbi Nancy Fuchs Kreimer, Ph.D., Director, Department of Multifaith Studies and Initiatives; Associate Professor of Religious Studies

Rabbi Alan Lapayover, Director of the Goldyne Savad Library Center

Rabbi Sarra Lev, Ph.D., Chair, Department of Rabbinic Civilization, Associate Professor of Rabbinics

Rabbi Annie Lewis, Director of Rabbinic Formation

Rabbi Mordechai Liebling, Director, Social Justice Organizing Program; Instructor of Practical Rabbinics

Rabbi Vivie Mayer, Director, Mekhinah-Year Program and Bet Midrash

Rabbi Amber Powers, Executive Vice President

Rabbi Jacob J. Staub, Ph.D., Chair, Department of Medieval Jewish Civilization, Professor of Jewish Philosophy and Spirituality, Director, Jewish Spiritual Direction Program

Rabbi Margot Stein, Liturgical Specialist

Elsie Stern, Ph.D., Vice President for Academic Affairs; Associate Professor of Bible
Rabbi David A. Teutsch, Ph.D., The Louis and Myra Wiener Professor of Contemporary Jewish Civilization,  Chair, Department of Contemporary Jewish Civilization,  Director, Levin-Lieber Program in Jewish Ethics

Rabbi Mira Wasserman, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Rabbinic Literature

Rabbi Deborah Waxman, Ph.D., President; Aaron and Marjorie Ziegelman Presidential Professor; Assistant Professor of Contemporary Jewish Thought

Cyd Weissman, Director, The Reconstructionist Learning Network and Professor of Jewish Education and Entrepreneurship

Affiliate Faculty

Rabbi Judith Abrahamson, Educational Resource Specialist

Rabbi Anne Feibelman, Adjunct Instructor of Pastoral Counseling

Sharon Gershoni, Ph.D., Adjunct instructor of Hebrew

Joey Weisenberg, Adjunct Instructor of Practical Rabbinics


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