Rabbi Rachel Sabath Beit-Halachmi Dinner and Learning
2 Lake Street, SAN FRANCISCO, California
The Meaning of the Hour: On Jewish Ethics in Times of Distress
After services, at a shabbat dinner (advanced registration required), Rabbi Sabath will offer a presentation and discussion on what we might learn from the rabbinic leaders of other ages in facing the crises and challenges of our current age.
Rabbi Rachel Sabath Beit-Halachmi, Ph.D.
Rabbi Sabath is a visionary thought leader, institutional builder, a strategic innovator and public speaker. Most recently Rabbi Sabath led a four-campus team at the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion (HUC) as the National Director of Recruitment and Admissions. In 2013 she was appointed President's Scholar and most recently was also appointed Assistant Professor of Jewish Thought and Ethics. Rabbi Sabath taught courses on liturgy, modern Jewish thought, gender, and theology at HUC for over 16 years.
Prior to HUC, Rabbi Sabath served as Vice President of the Shalom Hartman Institute in Jerusalem and for over a decade as a member of the Institute's faculty. Ordained in 1995, Rabbi Sabath also earned a Ph.D. in Jewish philosophy from the Jewish Theological Seminary.
Rabbi Sabath is a senior fellow of the Kaplan Center for Jewish Peoplehood, an alumna of the Wexner Foundation Graduate Fellowship and the Phi Beta Kappa Society. Rabbi Sabath lived in Israel for nearly 15 years and currently lives in Cincinnati with her husband, Rabbi Ofer Sabath Beit-Halachmi, and their three children.