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Rabbi Jeff Fox, an extraordinary teacher

  • Weinberg Home 6909 Hillmead Road Bethesda, MD, 20817 United States (map)

Rabbi Jeffrey S. Fox, Rosh HaYeshiva of Yeshivat Maharat, the first yeshiva to ordain women as Orthodox clergy. To date, 44 women have enrolled in Yeshivat Maharat’s programs and 19 have been ordained, three of whom are in the DC area. Rabbi Fox was the first graduate of Yeshivat Chovevei Torah and is a Senior Rabbinic Fellow of the Shalom Hartman Institute. In addition to his groundbreaking Teshuvah on male supervision at the mikveh, he is also helping transgender Jews in traditional communities find their path in Jewish life. He will speak on sexual identity in Jewish thought. A light supper will be offered. Sign up here.