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Rabbi Elizabeth Richman

Rabbi Elizabeth Richman

Washington, D.C.
Rabbi Elizabeth Richman

Rabbi Elizabeth Richman is Program Director and Rabbi in Residence at Jews United for Justice. She also serves on the Rabbinical Assembly’s Social Justice Commission and the steering committee of DC Interfaith Worker Justice. A trained community organizer and teacher, Rabbi Richman has taught about Judaism and justice around the world, from California to Qatar.  Rabbi Richman was ordained by the Jewish Theological Seminary of America, where she was a Wexner Graduate Fellow and where she led KeshetJTS, the organizing campaign for the full inclusion of LGBTQ Jews in the Conservative Movement. Before entering the rabbinate, Rabbi Richman worked in the field of human rights and international development, and as an educator and project manager in the Jewish community.  She holds an AB from Princeton University and a certificate in Talmud, Tanach, and Halacha from the Drisha Institute for Jewish Education.  Rabbi Richman lives with her husband Ben Dreyfus on the DC-Maryland border, close to the future Purple Line.