"Israel at 70 - Why Israel needs the Reform Movement More than Ever"
A conversation with Rabbi Stacey Blank about the issues of concern to our Movement and inspiring stories from the Judean Hills
Rabbi Stacey Blank serves Kehilat Tzur Hadassah. Beyond usual congregational activities, Blank is working to establish a liberal Jewish education track, cooperation with local Orthodox congregations, a musicians workshop fusing culture and tradition, and dialogue with neighboring Palestinian and Ultra-Orthodox towns.
Blank is a sought-after a mentor for rabbinical students in the Israel and American programs at HUC as well as students from the European Geiger College. She was ordained by Hebrew Union College (2007), receiving a Masters in Hebrew Literature and certificate in Pastoral Care.
She served in Poland with the JDC (2000-2002) and co-founded HUC's FSU Pesach Project (2003). She graduated summa cum laude from George Washington University with a BA in Psychology.
She enjoys teaching through media such as Bibliodrama and nature. She lives in Jerusalem with her husband Tamir, a human rights lawyer, and three children, serving on the Gender Equality committee at their school.