Talia Weisberg

Core Semikha, Class of 2024

Weisberg

Talia Weisberg is originally from New York, NY. She previously served as the Director of Academic Affairs at the Consulate General of Israel to New England, where she designed and executed strategic initiatives to promote understanding and knowledge of Israel among university students, faculty, and administrations. She earned her Bachelor of Arts at Harvard University in the Comparative Study of Religion with a secondary field in Women, Gender, and Sexuality. Her senior honors thesis explored the Bais Yaakov girls’ school movement, of which she is an alumna, and its role in the evolution of Orthodox women’s formal religious education. As an undergraduate, Talia held several leadership roles within Harvard Hillel and campus feminist groups. She currently serves as the Ritual Chair on the board of the Orthodox Minyan at Harvard Hillel, a minyan that caters to students, young professionals, and young families in Cambridge, MA. In 2013, she was named as one of the Jewish Week’s “36 Under 36” young visionaries reshaping and broadening the Jewish community.

Available Writings

Title
Type
Category
Topic
Year
#maharat10daysoftorah Pesach 2022, Day 6
Dvar Torah; Multimedia
Holidays; Video Dvar Torah
Pesach; #maharat10daysoftorah
2022/5782
Rachel: Our Mother, Our Shepherd
Dvar Torah
Bereishit
Vayeitzei
2021/5782
On the Wings of God
Dvar Torah
Devarim
Haazinu
2021/5782
The Snake and the Donkey
Dvar Torah
Bamidbar
Balak
2021/5781
Matan Torah: A New Creation Narrative
Dvar Torah
Shemot
Yitro
2021/5781

In the News

Title
Publication
Published
Artifacts of Orthodox Childhoods: Personal and Critical Essays
Ben Yehuda Press
2022

Books

2022

Dr. Dainy Bernstein collects essays about games, music and toys from individuals including Talia Weisberg.