Seekers of Meaning 2/2/2024: Rabbi Efrat Rotem, director of MARAM, the Council of Progressive Rabbis in Israel

On this week’s episode of the Seekers of Meaning TV Show and Podcast, Rabbi Address discusses the challenges facing Reform and Progressive rabbis in Israel in the wake of the October 7 Hamas attacks with Rabbi Efrat Rotem, executive director of MARAM, the Council of Progressive Rabbis representing liberal Jewish clergy in Israel.

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About the Guest

Rabbi Efrat Rotem

Rabbi Efrat Rotem serves as a rabbi in central Israel and as the executive director of Maram – the Council of Reform Rabbis in Israel. She was ordained through the Hebrew Union College in Jerusalem in 2015. She served as the rabbi of Kehilat HaLev in Tel Aviv. She is a queer environmental activist who integrates Jewish pluralism, critical feminism, and queer identity and worldview into her work as a rabbi. In addition, she holds an MA in Literature from Tel Aviv University and is a translator and editor.

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