Merle Feld

Merle Feld, 2010
Merle Feld is a poet, educator, activist, and playwright. March 2019 marks the 20th anniversary of the publication of her book, A Spiritual Life. She is on sabbatical from her work as Founding Director of the Rabbinic Writing Institute and is writing up a storm. Stay tuned! Meanwhile, you can visit and

Blog Posts

Lisa Feld at the Kotel

Celebrating the New Moon in Jerusalem

by  Merle Feld

Activist and writer Merle Feld recounts a harrowing experience praying at the Kotel with Women of the Wall.

Merle Feld, 2010

Passover Poetry: Studying the Mundane and Holy Terrain

by  Merle Feld

Living as a poet means you are acutely attuned to the voices within, you seek to listen, to discern the words that best capture your own inner truth.

Topics: Passover, Poetry

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