Rabbanit Jennifer Geretz

Core Semikha, Class of 2020

Geretz

Rabbanit Jennifer Kotzker Geretz grew up in the small Jewish community of Pensacola, Florida, where she was told with annoying frequency that she should be a rabbi when she grew up. After graduating from Brandeis University (Near Eastern and Judaic Studies) Rabbanit Jennifer directed her passion toward Jewish education, co-founding and co-directing Yeshivat Netivot Montessori, an infant - 8th grade Orthodox Day School located in East Brunswick, New Jersey. Rabbanit Jennifer and her husband, Rabbi Daniel Geretz, host Maayan, a Partnership Minyan, in their West Orange home. They also share 6 children, 2 children-in-law, 1 grandson, and a very patient cat.

Available Writings

Title
Type
Category
Topic
Year
Breastfeeding Series Session 3 - Breastfeeding in Public, Synagogue and while Learning
Multimedia
Panels and Discussions
February 10, 2021
Rabbanit Jennifer Geretz - Maharat's 8th Annual Semikha Ceremony 2020
Multimedia
Graduations
Eighth Semikha Ceremony
June 9, 2020
Searching for Sarah
Dvar Torah
Bereishit
Chayei Sarah
2019/5780
Crafting An Ideal Society
Dvar Torah
Shemot
Mishpatim
2019/5779
Leaning In As A Biblical Commandment
Dvar Torah
Vayikra
Behar; Bechukotai
2018/5778
Rabbanit Jennifer Kotzker Geretz - Eighth Annual Semikha Ceremony
Graduation Speeches
2020

In the News

Title
Publication
Published
Hospital Chaplains Play Pivotal Role During Crisis
New Jersey Jewish News
April 14, 2020

Books