Rabbi Marianne Novak

Core Semikha, Class of 2019

Novak

Rabbi Marianne Novak received her AB in Political Science from Barnard College and her JD from Washington University School of Law in St. Louis. She has served as the Endowment Director at the Jewish Federation of St. Louis and also helped start the Women’s Tefillah Group at Bais Abraham. Rabbi Marianne then moved to Skokie, Illinois, became a Gabbait for the Skokie Women’s Tefillah Group, and taught Bat Mitzvah students. Rabbi Marianne is an instructor and curriculum developer for the Florence Melton Adult School of Jewish Learning and taught Tanakh at Rochelle Zelle Jewish High School. She has lectured for many Jewish organizations and synagogues, and writes a blog for the Times of Israel. Rabbi Marianne lives in Skokie with her husband Noam Stadlan and family.

Available Writings

Title
Type
Category
Topic
Year
Crowning the King
Dvar Torah
Rosh Hashana
2018/5779
Power Hour of Torah: The Pesach Edition
Multimedia; Dvar Torah
Video Divrei Torah; Panels and Discussions; Holiday
Pesach
March 23, 2021
The persistent ‘ism’ for Orthodox female clergy
In the News
February 16, 2021
Parshat Bo
Dvar Torah
Shemot
Bo
2017/5777
Repair, Revelation and Rededication
Dvar Torah
Shemot
Terumah
2020/5780
Make Our People Humble Again
Dvar Torah
Bamidbar
Beha'alotekha
2020/5780
The Danger of Anger
Dvar Torah
Bamidbar
Chukat; Balak
2020/5780
Fighting Fair
Dvar Torah
Bamidbar
Mattot; Mase'i
2018/5778
Why is Eliyahu Invited to Our Seder?
Dvar Torah
Holiday
Pesach
2020/5780
The Metzora and Pesach: A Spiritual Connection
Dvar Torah
Holiday
Pesach
2019/5779
Seder Etiquette: The Ultimate Civics Lesson
Dvar Torah
Holiday
Pesach
2017/5777
Chag Hakatzir, Chag Ha-bikkurim
Dvar Torah
Holiday
Shavuot
2016/5776
Actualizing Loyalty
Dvar Torah
Bereishit
Vayera
2018/5779
Long Lost Family, Long Lost Nation, Long Lost Redemption
Dvar Torah
Bereishit
Vayigash
2017/5778
The Shining Face of the Kohen Gadol and Personal Forgiveness
Dvar Torah; In the News
Holiday
Rosh Hashana
2020/5781
International Women's Talmud Day - Rabbi Marianne Novak
Multimedia
Video Divrei Torah
2020/5780
The Danger of Memory
In the News
October 19, 2020
Learning the Book of Job in a Pandemic
In the News
September 26, 2020

In the News

Title
Publication
Published
The persistent ‘ism’ for Orthodox female clergy
The Times of Israel Blogs
February 16, 2021
2020 Ushpizot
JOFA
2020

Books