Ms. Rahel Berkovits

Region: Israel
Honorarium: Lecture: $300 - $500; Shabbat: $1500 - $2000

Biography:
Rahel Berkovits lectures in Talmud and Halakhah at the Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies in Jerusalem. She received her BA in Religion from Barnard College, and is presently working on an MA in Jewish Education from Hebrew University. Rahel has spent many years studying Talmud in both traditional and academic frameworks at such institutions as Midreshet Lindenbaum, the Shalom Hartman Institute, and Hebrew University. She has taught in the Israeli public school system, and is a founding member of Congregation Shirah Hadasha, a partnership minyan in Jerusalem. Besides her teaching responsibilities, Rahel is currently editing and writing for the Jewish Orthodox Feminist Alliance's Halakhic Briefs Project.

Topics: 

  • Any topic on Women and Halakha/Ritual. For example, Women and saying Kaddish, Women and Prayer, Women and the Synagogue, Women and Megillah Reading, etc...
  • Buria: Model Homemaker or Radical Feminist?
  • Torat Hayyim a Living Torah: The Status of Women in the Thought of Rabbi Professor Eliezer Berkovits
  • Darchei shalom- the Path to Building Community- Mishnah Tractate Gittin

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