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To inquire about the Rabbinical Program, contact Rabbi Melissa Heller, Director of Admissions and Recruitment, at or 215.576.0800 ext. 123.

Main Number: 215.576.0800

Address: 1299 Church Road, Wyncote, PA 19095

To hire a rabbinical student to serve your community or organization, or to support your life-cycle needs, please email Rabbi Linda Holtzman.

To obtain your transcript, please contact the Director of Academic Administration. The transcript fee is a $25.

Faculty and Staff Directory

Mary Buhring, M.B.A.Director of Academic Administration(267)
Robert ChavezDirector of Operations(267)
Reena Sigman Friedman, Ph.D.Associate Professor of Modern Jewish History(267)
Rabbi Nancy Fuchs Kreimer, Ph.D.Former Director, Department of Multifaith Studies and Initiatives; Associate Professor Emeritus of Religious Studies
Rabbi Rayna GrossmanDirector of Field Education(267)
Joel Hecker, Ph.D.Professor of Jewish Mysticism(267)
Rabbi Melissa HellerDirector of Admissions and Recruitment(215)
Rabbi Linda HoltzmanDirector of Student Life(267)
Tamar Kamionkowski, Ph.D.Professor of Biblical Studies(267)
Rabbi Sandra LawsonDirector of Racial Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Sarra Lev, Ph.D.Chair, Department of Rabbinic Civilization; Professor of Rabbinics(267)
Rabbi Mordechai LieblingFormer Director, Social Justice Organizing Program; Instructor of Practical Rabbinics
Amanda Beckenstein Mbuvi, Ph.D.Teaching Fellow, Race, Culture, and Jewish Ethics(267)
Rabbi William Plevan, Ph.D.Visiting Assistant Professor of Contemporary Thought(267)
Rabbi Amber PowersActing President & CEO (through August 2024), Executive Vice President(267)
Rabbi Jacob Staub, Ph.D.Director of Evolve: Groundbreaking Jewish Conversations; Professor Emeritus of Jewish Philosophy and Spirituality; Director, Jewish Spiritual Direction Program(267)
Elsie R. Stern, Ph.D.Professor of Bible(267)
Rabbi David A. Teutsch, Ph.D.The Louis and Myra Wiener Professor Emeritus of Contemporary Jewish Civilization and Senior Consultant to Thriving Communities
Cheryl TysonDirector of Human Resources and Administration/Title IX Coordinator(215)
Rabbi Mira Beth Wasserman, Ph.D.Interim Vice President for Academic Affairs and Director of the Center for Jewish Ethics(267)
Rabbi Deborah Waxman, Ph.D.President and CEO(267)
Alex WeissmanDirector of Community Life and Mekhinah(267)
Cyd WeissmanVice President for Engagement and Innovation(215)
Ember WilsonAdministrative Assistant for Admissions,  Recruitment and Student Life(267)

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