Rabba Dr. Anat Sharbat is joining the faculty at Yeshivat Maharat as a Scholar in Residence, researching and writing scholarly articles. She also serves as part of the clergy team at the Hebrew Institute of Riverdale. Anat feels passionate about issues of feminism and social justice, and was a T’ruah Rabbinical Fellow in Human Rights and has been attending the JOIN for Justice cross seminary organizing course. Anat completed a chaplaincy internship at New York-Presbyterian Hospital. Dr. Sharbat graduated from Bar-Ilan University with an M.A. cum laude and a Ph.D. in Talmud. While writing her thesis for her M.A. degree, she studied at Shalom Hartman Institute’s Beit Midrash Program. Anat served as a board member at Kolech-Religious Women’s Forum. She was born and raised in Israel and is married with four girls.