"Modern-Day Rabbi Must Be CEO, Teacher and Spiritual Leader at Once": A Look at JTS's Progressive Rabbinics

Jessica Minnen"Last fall, Jessica Minnen, a rabbinical student at the Conservative movement's Jewish Theological Seminary, was on her way to officiate at a wedding in Brooklyn. What started out as an ordinary ride on the A train turned into a spiritual revelation about the 21st-century rabbinate.

Minnen was quietly reviewing a course catalog for a new kind of Hebrew school when she noticed a woman, sitting with her son, who shyly asked her about the document."

Continue reading "Modern-Day Rabbi Must Be CEO, Teacher and Spiritual Leader at Once" in the Jewish Daily Forward.