Rachel Rosenthal is a David Hartman Center fellow at the Shalom Hartman Institute and teaches Talmud at the Jewish Theological Seminary. She holds a PhD in rabbinic literature.

Talking About Miscarriage

You can tell your story—even if it doesn’t have a happy ending


A Psalm for Pittsburgh

Finding words in liturgy to cope with tragedy


An Elegy for a Beit Midrash

Saying goodbye to Drisha’s Manhattan study hall, where I and so many other women were first introduced to the Talmud


Reconciling Political Protest and the Day of Rest in the Era of Trump

The Torah and Talmud teach that speaking out against injustice is a fundamentally religious act

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