• Rabbi David J Fine, PhD

    David J Fine was ordained by the Jewish Theological Seminary and received his PhD in modern European history from the City University of New York. He is rabbi of Temple Israel and Jewish Community Center in Ridgewood, NJ, and teaches halakhah at the Zacharias Frankel and Abraham Geiger Colleges in Berlin, Germany.

When Using Tribal Distinctions, How Might Women Be Called Up for Aliyot?

While writing a teshuvah on changing our language for aliyot to kohenet from bat kohen, Rabbi David J Fine, PhD, reflects on egalitarianism.