Rabbi Dalia Marx, Ph.D., represented HUC-JIR and our Reform Movement at a pluralistic religious study session with President Reuven Rivlin on August 11, 2016, in honor of the Tisha B’Av holiday.
Conducted with the Jerusalem-based think tank Jewish People Policy Institute (JPPI), Reform, Conservative, Orthodox, and secular scholars gathered at President Rivlin's residence for a discussion on the theme, “Remembering Jerusalem.” This was the second year in a row that the study session was hosted at President Rivlin's residence.
Rabbi Marx serves as Associate Professor of Liturgy and Midrash at HUC-JIR's Taube Family Campus in Jerusalem. She earned her doctorate at the Hebrew University and her rabbinical ordination at HUC-JIR in Jerusalem and Cincinnati. Rabbi Marx is involved in various research projects and is active in promoting liberal Judaism in Israel. She writes for academic and popular journals and publications and is the author of When I Sleep and When I Wake: On Prayers between Dusk and Dawn (Yediot Sfarim 2010, in Hebrew) and A Feminist Commentary of the Babylonian Talmud (Mohr Siebeck, 2013, in English).