Authors Posts by Wendy Amsellem

Wendy Amsellem

Wendy Amsellem teaches at the Drisha Institute for Jewish Education and at Yeshivat Maharat. She received a Wexner Graduate Fellowship and is an alumna of the Drisha Scholars Circle and of Harvard University.

Coming Undone: Vows and the High Holy Days

Why is the annulment of vows so central to the High Holy Days? Wendy Amsellem discusses this, with a timely message.

Not in the Market for a Gadol

Wendy Amsellem While I greatly enjoyed reading Chaim Saiman’s thoughtful essay, “The Market for Gedolim: A Tale of Supply and Demand,” nothing about it made...