Rabbi Alana Suskin

Advanced Kollel: Executive Ordination, Class of 2020

Suskin

Rabbi Alana Suskin is an educator, activist, and writer. She holds BAs in Philosophy and Russian, an MA in Philosophy, a graduate certificate in Women’s Studies, and an MA in rabbinic studies and ordination from the Ziegler School in California. She is senior editor of the progressive blog Jewschool.com. She has served on the boards of T’ruah, Jews United for Justice, and Interfaith Conference of Metropolitan Washington and is a founding fellow of CLAL’s project, Rabbis Without Borders. Rabbi Alana is co-founder and co-director of The Pomegranate Initiative, a non-profit fighting anti-Semitism and Islamophobia through education and relationship-building.

Available Writings

Title
Type
Category
Topic
Year
Proactive and Reactive Love
Dvar Torah
Devarim
Vayelech
2021/5782
Voices in the Gates
Dvar Torah
Shemot
Mishpatim
2021/5781
Obsessing About Blessing
Dvar Torah
Bereishit
Vayishlach
2019/5780
What Does It Mean To Be A God?
Dvar Torah
Shemot
Va'era
2019/5779
Shaking the Foundations
Dvar Torah
Devarim
Shoftim
2020/5780
Sharing What’s In Your Basket
Dvar Torah
Devarim
Ki Tavo
2019/5779
The Three Mothers of Rosh Hashanah
Dvar Torah
Holiday
Rosh Hashana
2019/5780
Pesach: A Radical Freedom
Dvar Torah
Holiday
Pesach
2018/5778
Rabbi Alana Suskin - Eighth Annual Semikha Ceremony
Graduation Speeches
2020
Rabbi Alana Suskin - Maharat's 8th Annual Semikha Ceremony 2020
Multimedia
Graduations
Eighth Semikha Ceremony
June 9, 2020

In the News

Title
Publication
Published
Alana Suskin’s new hat
Washington Jewish Week
June 10, 2020

Books