Linda Holtzman

Linda Joy Holtzman

RRC Director at Practical Rabbinics

Company:
Practical Rabbinics

General Information

Experience

Jewelry Designer  - Metta in Metals

Manager, Services  - High Holy Days

Education

Education Department , 

bachelor of arts  - Hebrew letters , Gratz College

bachelor's Degree  - Temple University

master's degree  - Temple University

Affiliations

Board Member  - Institute for Contemporary Midrash

Board Member  - New Sanctuary Movement of Philadelphia

Professor Emeritus  - Webster University

Board Member  - Heeding God's Call

Board Member  - Jewish Voice for Peace

Board Member  - Mishkan Shalom

Founder  - Tikkun Olam Chavurah

Board Member  - Jewish Reconstructionist Federation

Staff Member for Jews United  - Justice

Associate Professor of Practical Rabbinics and Director  - Department of Practical Rabbinics at the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College

Board Member  - Bat Kol

Member  - JRF Congregation Mishkan Shalom

Member  - POWER

Founding Member  - NSM

Founder  - Reconstructionist Rabbinical College

Rabbi  - Beth Ahavah

Faculty Member  - NCCJSTL

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Linda Holtzman Rabbi Linda Holtzman is the Senior Rabbi at Mishkan Shalom. Click here to contact Rabbi Linda Holtzman. Click here to read Rabbi Linda's blog. Rabbi Holtzman received her bachelor's and master's degrees from Temple University, her bachelor of arts in Hebrew letters from Gratz College, and her rabbinic ordination from RRC. She has served as rabbi of Beth Israel Congregation in Coatesville, PA, and Beth Ahava in Philadelphia, as well as interim rabbi at Congregation Mishkan Shalom in Philadelphia. She also served as education director of Mishkan Shalom from 1994 to 1999. She has served as the Director, Department of Practical Rabbinics and as an Associate Professor of Practical Rabbinics at the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College. She is the founder of the Reconstructionist Hevrah Kadishah. Rabbi Holtzman is the author of a chapter in Twice Blessed (Beacon Press, 1989), as well as the article Struggle, Change and Celebration: My Life as a Lesbian Rabbi in Lesbian Rabbis: The First Generation, edited by Rebecca T. Alpert, Sue Levi Elwell and Shirley Idelson (Rutgers University Press, 2000).

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Linda Holtzman Rabbi Linda Holtzman is the Senior Rabbi at Mishkan Shalom. Click here to contact Rabbi Linda Holtzman. Click here to read Rabbi Linda's blog. Rabbi Holtzman received her bachelor's and master's degrees from Temple University, her bachelor of arts in Hebrew letters from Gratz College, and her rabbinic ordination from RRC. She has served as rabbi of Beth Israel Congregation in Coatesville, PA, and Beth Ahava in Philadelphia, as well as interim rabbi at Congregation Mishkan Shalom in Philadelphia. She also served as education director of Mishkan Shalom from 1994 to 1999. She has served as the Director, Department of Practical Rabbinics and as an Associate Professor of Practical Rabbinics at the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College. She is the founder of the Reconstructionist Hevrah Kadishah. Rabbi Holtzman is the author of a chapter in Twice Blessed (Beacon Press, 1989), as well as the article Struggle, Change and Celebration: My Life as a Lesbian Rabbi in Lesbian Rabbis: The First Generation, edited by Rebecca T. Alpert, Sue Levi Elwell and Shirley Idelson (Rutgers University Press, 2000).

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Linda Holtzman | Yael Levy | Gabrielle Kaplan-Mayer Linda Holtzman Rabbi Linda Holtzman is the Senior Rabbi at Mishkan Shalom. Rabbi Holtzman received her bachelor's and master's degrees from Temple University, her bachelor of arts in Hebrew letters from Gratz College, and her rabbinic ordination from RRC. She has served as rabbi of Beth Israel Congregation in Coatesville, PA, and Beth Ahava in Philadelphia, as well as interim rabbi at Congregation Mishkan Shalom in Philadelphia. She also served as education director of Mishkan Shalom from 1994 to 1999. She has served as the Director, Department of Practical Rabbinics and as an Associate Professor of Practical Rabbinics at the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College. She is the founder of the Reconstructionist Hevrah Kadishah. Rabbi Holtzman is the author of a chapter in Twice Blessed (Beacon Press, 1989), as well as the article "Struggle, Change and Celebration: My Life as a Lesbian Rabbi" in Lesbian Rabbis: The First Generation, edited by Rebecca T. Alpert, Sue Levi Elwell and Shirley Idelson (Rutgers University Press, 2000). Linda Holtzman

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