Alex Weissman is currently in his final semester of rabbinical school at the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College, where he is grateful to have learned with many feminist rabbis, scholars, and classmates who have taught him deep Torah about fashion and beyond. Currently, he serves as a rabbinic intern with Avodah and the Brandeis Reconstructionist Organization, as well as the Philadelphia Area Coordinator for JOIN for Justice. He has been a community organizer, health educator, counselor, and chaplain. He and his partner Adam live in Philadelphia and both enjoy wearing bright clothing in and out of their rabbinic roles.
This post is a part of the series Reimagining ‘Rabbi’, in which writers reflect on clips from our newly launched online exhibit showcasing women rabbis, and the impact that 45 years of women serving in the modern rabbinate has had on the Jewish world.. In this piece, rabbinical student Alex Weissman responds to this clip:
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