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Dr. Rachel Rosenthal

The Jewish Theological Seminary, The Shalom Hartman Institute

Dr. Rachel Rosenthal holds a PhD in Rabbinic Literature at the Jewish Theological Seminary, where she serves as an adjunct Assistant Professor in the Department of Talmud and was voted List College Professor of the Year in 2018. Dr. Rosenthal is a current David Hartman Center Fellow at the Shalom Hartman Institute of North America, a fellowship for emerging thought leaders in the Jewish community. A graduate of the Drisha Scholars Circle, she teaches at the Drisha Institute, Context, and in Nishma: A Summer of Torah Study at JTS, and in the Maimonides Scholars program. She has been a Graduate Fellow in the Center for Jewish Law at Cardozo Law School, and a Wabash Teaching Fellow at JTS. Dr. Rosenthal has served as an American Jewish World Service Kol Tzedek Fellow and taught at the 92nd Street Y, Limmud, the JCC in Manhattan, and in communities around the world. Her writing has been published by Tablet, the Forward, JOFA, and the Times of Israel. She serves as co-chair of the Ritual Committee of Darkhei Noam, a partnership minyan on the Upper West Side of New York City. Dr. Rosenthal holds a BA in Religious Studies from the University of Pennsylvania.

Subject area:

Talmud and Rabbinics, Education



Articles in Tablet Magazine

Times of Israel Blog

Articles in the Forward

Sample of teaching:

Source Sheet






Target audience:

My students range in age from high school to adult. I teach students of all genders.

Speaking fee:

It ranges from $250/class for a series, to $2,500 for a Shabbat.

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