Rabbi Melissa Weintraub portrait

Rabbi Melissa Weintraub

In residency October 31-November 3, 2011

Rabbi Melissa Weintraub is cofounder and executive director emerita of Encounter, an organization dedicated to resolving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and to healing rifts within the Jewish community that have formed in the wake of that conflict.  She graduated summa cum laude from Harvard University with a degree in political theory and women's studies and from Jewish Theological Seminary in New York, which she represents as a rabbinic fellow in Jewish congregations throughout the United States.  An inspiring speaker and the author of influential articles on torture and peacemaking, she is currently writing a book exploring Jewish religious responses to terror.  For her work with Encounter, Rabbi Weintraub has won the Grinnell College Young Innovator for Social Justice Prize, which honors individuals under the age of 40 who have demonstrated leadership and extraordinary accomplishment in effecting positive social change.

Fall 2017 Courses

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Spring 2018 Courses

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