Rachel Jacoby Rosenfield

Rachel Rosenfield

Rachel Jacoby Rosenfield is Executive Vice President at the Shalom Hartman Institute of North America. Previously, she served as Director of Experiential Education at American Jewish World Service (AJWS) and as the founding Director of the Jewish Greening Fellowship. Rachel was a fellow in the national Selah Leadership Program, and the Muehlstein Fellowship for Jewish Professional Leadership, and a member of Advancing Women Professional’s Action Learning Team for social justice professionals. She earned her M.A. in Comparative Literature at the University of California at Berkeley. She lives in Riverdale, NY with her family.

Tzav

The flour, salt, oil, sugar, yeast, eggs and cinnamon were spread out on the vinyl tablecloth. We had moved the table to the modest cement block porch that jutted out from the doorless entryway to Marta’s house. It was Friday afternoon and this Salvadoran woman had opened her home to our group of American Jews for challah baking.

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Tzav

The flour, salt, oil, sugar, yeast, eggs and cinnamon were spread out on the vinyl tablecloth. We had moved the table to the modest cement block porch that jutted out from the doorless entryway to Marta’s house. It was Friday afternoon and this Salvadoran woman had opened her home to our group of American Jews …Read More

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