Rabbi Jill Hausman

Rabbi Jill Hausman has been the Rabbi and Cantor of the historic Actors’ Temple, in Manhattan’s Theater District, since 2006.  Previously, she served for twelve years at Boro Park Progressive Synagogue, a Reform Congregation, as Cantor and for the last two years of that period, also as Assistant Rabbi. She is the Assistant Dean of the Rabbinical Seminary International (RSI). Originally a biologist, she has a background in singing and acting, having produced two recordings of German Lieder in her own English translations. She has also composed music for synagogue services and has written secular and religious poetry and prayers, published by Ritualwell.org. Her Torah commentaries have been published by The Jewish Week/Times of Israel in New York City, online by T’ruah, Rabbis for Human Rights, and Tikkun Magazine. Rabbi Jill, a New Jersey native, is a graduate of Smith College and received her Semicha from RSI under the guidance of Rabbi Joseph Gelberman.

The Reconstructionist Network

Dreaming Our Ancestors Home: Connecting With and Healing Our Past

Connect with your ancestral lineage through active waking and sleeping dreamwork. Guided mediations using active dreamwork, time travel to the past and future, and opportunities to engage in dream circles with the class as a whole and in hevruta will be part of the sessions. Four sessions starting March 19.

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