Authors Posts by Atara Cohen

Atara Cohen

Atara Cohen is passionate about Torah which speaks to our social, intellectual, and emotional realities.She received semikha from Yeshivat Maharat and has studied Torah in a variety of settings, including Midreshet Nishmat, Hadar, Drisha and a BA in religion at Princeton University. During rabbinical school, she focused on human rights and pastoral care through various fellowships and internships. Atara also serves as the Base MNHTN Rabbinic Field fellow, welcoming young professional Jews to engage in Jewish life. She's a novice runner, an avid knitter, and a vegetarian recipe innovator.

Can we Transform the World? An Analysis of the Talmudic Messiah

Atara Cohen considers the theological implications of the Talmud’s surprising majority opinion as to how the Messiah will come.

A Jewish Theology of Depression

Atara Cohen thinks through what our texts have to say about depression.