Rabbanit Dr. Liz Shayne

Core Semikha, Class of 2021

Shayne

Rabbanit Dr. Elizabeth Shayne came to Maharat after receiving her Ph.D from University of California, Santa Barbara, where she studied the past, present, and future of digital reading. Rabbanit Liz writes and teaches about everything from the hypertext history of the Talmud to the future of robots in halakha, while also innovating new ways to teach Torah online. She is a Wexner Graduate Fellow/Davidson Scholar, and interned at the Hebrew Institute of White Plains, Skokie Valley Agudath Jacob, and Sefaria. Rabbanit Liz plans to use her expertise to create more and better learning opportunities for all those who study and love Torah.

Available Writings

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Category
Topic
Year
The Power of Analogy in מראה כהן
Dvar Torah
Holiday
Yom Kippur
2018/5779
Rabbanit Dr. Liz Shayne - Maharat's 9th Annual Semikha Ceremony
Multimedia
Graduations
Ninth Semikha Ceremony
June 15, 2021
Breastfeeding Series Session 3 - Breastfeeding in Public, Synagogue and while Learning
Multimedia
Panels and Discussions
February 10, 2021
Knowledge of the Heart, Knowledge of the Hands
Dvar Torah
Shemot
Tetzaveh
2021/5781
Losing Yourself, Finding Yourself: Jacob’s Psychological Journey
Dvar Torah
Bereishit
Vayeitzei
2017/5778
In Defense of Legalism
Dvar Torah
Shemot
Mishpatim
2020/5780
Spring Ahead and Fall Back: When Israel and the Diaspora Read Different Parashas"
Dvar Torah
Vayikra
Acharei Mot
2019/5779
Sometimes You Need a Good Poem
Dvar Torah
Devarim
Haazinu
2018/5779
Signed, Sealed, Delivered
Dvar Torah
Holiday
Rosh Hashana
2019/5780
Mortal “Pair-il”: Zugot on the Seder Night
Dvar Torah
Holiday
Pesach
2019/5779
A Door Opens: Reflections on the End of the Seder
Dvar Torah
Holiday
Pesach
2018/5778
Aseret Yemei Teshuva 5779/2018 - Rabbanit Dr. Liz Shayne '21
Multimedia; Holiday
Video Divrei Torah; Holiday
Rosh Hashana; Yom Kippur
2018/5779
Sibling Rivalry: on Joseph and Judah the Righteous
Dvar Torah
Bereishit
Vayigash
2020/5780

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