Rabbi Dalia Marx, Ph.D., Represents HUC-JIR at Pluralistic Study Session with President Rivlin

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

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).


Founded in 1875, Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion is North America's leading institution of higher Jewish education and the academic, spiritual, and professional leadership development center of Reform Judaism. HUC-JIR educates men and women for service to North American and world Jewry as rabbis, cantors, educators, and nonprofit management professionals, and offers graduate programs to scholars and clergy of all faiths. With centers of learning in Cincinnati, Jerusalem, Los Angeles, and New York, HUC-JIR's scholarly resources comprise the renowned Klau Library, The Jacob Rader Marcus Center of the American Jewish Archives, research institutes and centers, and academic publications. In partnership with the Union for Reform Judaism and the Central Conference of American Rabbis, HUC-JIR sustains the Reform Movement's congregations and professional and lay leaders. HUC-JIR's campuses invite the community to cultural and educational programs illuminating Jewish heritage and fostering interfaith and multiethnic understanding. www.huc.edu