Scholar in Residence

Scholar in Residence: Rabbi Rachel Cowen

Wise and Sacred Aging, April 25-28, 2014

Screen Shot 2014-02-27 at 9.41.37 AMRabbi Rachel Cowan is working on a special project on Aging with Wisdom. She was named by Newsweek Magazine in 2007 and in 2010 as one of the 50 leading rabbis in the United States, and by the Forward in 2010 as one of the 50 leading women rabbis. She was featured in the PBS series The Jewish Americans. Her work has been included in Moment and Sh’ma as well as in anthologies, including Illness and Health in the Jewish Tradition: Writings from the Bible to Today, and The Torah: A Women’s Commentary. She is the author, with her late husband Paul Cowan, of Mixed Blessings: Untangling the Knots in an Interfaith Marriage.