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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 215.576.0800 ext. 138
Robert Chavez Director of Operations 215.576.0800 ext. 111
Reena Sigman Friedman, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Modern Jewish History 215.576.0800 ext. 251
Rabbi Nancy Fuchs Kreimer, Ph.D. Former Director, Department of Multifaith Studies and Initiatives; Associate Professor Emeritus of Religious Studies
Rabbi Rayna Grossman Director of Field Education 215.576.0800 ext. 102
Joel Hecker, Ph.D. Professor of Jewish Mysticism 215.576.5210 ext. 217
Rabbi Melissa Heller Director of Admissions and Recruitment 215.576.0800 ext. 123
Rabbi Linda Holtzman Director of Student Life 215.576.0800 ext. 149
Tamar Kamionkowski, Ph.D. Professor of Biblical Studies 215.576.0800 ext. 220
Rabbi Alan LaPayover Director of the Goldyne Savad Library Center 215.576.0800 ext. 234
Rabbi Sandra Lawson Director of Racial Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Sarra Lev, Ph.D. Chair, Department of Rabbinic Civilization; Professor of Rabbinics 215.576.0800 ext. 256
Rabbi Mordechai Liebling Former Director, Social Justice Organizing Program; Instructor of Practical Rabbinics
Amanda Beckenstein Mbuvi, Ph.D. Vice President for Academic Affairs 215.576.0800 ext. 310
Rabbi William Plevan, Ph.D. Visiting Assistant Professor of Contemporary Thought 215.576.0800 ext. 105
Rabbi Amber Powers Executive Vice President 215.576.0800 ext. 150
Micah Schriftman IT Specialist 215.576.0800 ext. 108
Katherine Sepulveda Executive Assistant for Academic Affairs 215.576.0800 ext. 310
Rabbi Jacob Staub, Ph.D. Director of Evolve: Groundbreaking Jewish Conversations; Professor Emeritus of Jewish Philosophy and Spirituality; Director, Jewish Spiritual Direction Program 215.576.0800 ext. 119
Elsie R. Stern, Ph.D. Professor of Bible 215.576.0800 ext. 310
Rabbi David A. Teutsch, Ph.D. The Louis and Myra Wiener Professor Emeritus of Contemporary Jewish Civilization and Senior Consultant to Thriving Communities 215.576.0800 ext. 253
Cheryl Tyson Director of Human Resources and Administration/Title IX Coordinator 215.576.0800 ext. 130
Rabbi Mira Beth Wasserman, Ph.D. Director of the Center for Jewish Ethics; Associate Professor of Rabbinic Literature 215.576.0800 ext. 252
Rabbi Deborah Waxman, Ph.D. President and CEO 215.576.0800 ext. 129
Alex Weissman Director of Mekhinah and Cultural and Spiritual Life 215.576.0800 ext. 103
Cyd Weissman Vice President for Engagement and Innovation 215.576.0800 ext. 257
Em Wilson Administrative Assistant for Admissions,  Recruitment and Student Life 215.576.0800 ext. 110

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