this week's parsha
by maharat scholars

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Rabbi Dr. Devorah Schoenfeld,
Kollel Class of '19

Maharat is where you notice that you have an ability in yourself that matches a need in the world.

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Rabbanit Alissa

Thomas-Newborn, Class of '16

Maharat is where I was able to fuse my observant Orthodox self with this practical way of being a leader in the world.

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Rabbi Dr. Erin Leib-Smokler

Kollel Class of '18

Director of Spiritual Development

Receiving semikha was an affirmation of a path long taken and the inauguration of one yet to unfold.

Celebrate 10 years of Maharat graduates. Watch Rabba Sara Hurwitz's tribute to them.