Rabba Sara Hurwitz

Co-Founder and Dean
Yeshivat Maharat


Rabba Sara Hurwitz is co-founder and Dean of Yeshivat Maharat, the first Orthodox yeshiva to ordain women as clergy. She also serves on the Rabbinic staff at the Hebrew Institute of Riverdale. Rabba Sara graduated from Barnard College, Columbia University and completed Drisha’s three-year Scholars Circle Program. She was ordained in 2009 by Rabbi Avi Weiss and Rabbi Daniel Sperber.

Sessions:

Trailblazing Jewish Women: Female Leadership from the Talmud to Today