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Jennie Rosenfeld

Jennie Rosenfeld serves as the Manhiga Ruchanit in Efrat, where she also directs the Bet Din for financial matters. She received a heter hora’ah from Rabbi Shlomo Riskin and Rav Shuki Reich after completing studies at the Susi Bradfield Women’s Institute for Halakhic Leadership at Midreshet Lindenbam. A graduate of Stern College for Women, Jennie completed the Yeshiva University Graduate Program in Advanced Talmudic Studies for Women along with an MS in Jewish Education at the Azrieli Graduate School. Jennie holds a PhD in English from the City University of New York Graduate Center, where she wrote her dissertation on “Talmudic Re-readings: Toward a Modern Orthodox Sexual Ethic” as a Wexner Graduate Fellow. She co-authored Et Le’ehov: The Newlywed’s Guide to Physical Intimacy (Gefen 2011; Hebrew translation 2013), and was named one of the “36 under 36” by the Jewish Week in 2008.

Sin-a-gogue: A Must-Read for the Yamim Noraim

Jennie Rosenfeld reviews David Bashevkin's "Sin-a-gogue: Sin and Failure in Jewish Thought."