Authors Posts by Chaya Sima Koenigsberg

Chaya Sima Koenigsberg

Chaya Sima Koenigsberg is an Assistant Professor of Judaic studies at Lander College for Women, The Anna Ruth and Mark Hasten School. She received her MA and PhD in Jewish philosophy from the Bernard Revel Graduate School of Jewish Studies at Yeshiva University.

A Kinnah in Kislev: The Enduring Elegy of Dolce of Worms

In honor of the yahrtzeit of Dolce, the wife of Rabbi Eleazar of Worms, Chaya Sima Koenigsberg explores Rabbi Eleazar's moving elegy for his wife and reflects upon Dolce's character as a model for Koenigsberg's own life and the lives of Jewish women today.