Marianne Novak

Rabbi Marianne Novak is an educator with the Melton Adult Education Program and a leader of the Skokie Women's Tefillah Group. A 2019 graduate of Yeshivat Maharat, she lives in Skokie, Illinois.

Articles by Marianne Novak

Refaeinu: Connecting Physical and Spiritual Healing

This prayer for healing included in the weekday Amidah is a reminder that ultimate healing can only come from God.

Spiritual Medicine

Jewish sages decided that intense mourning time should be seven days only.

Why I Enrolled in Yeshivat Maharat, the Orthodox Seminary for Women Clergy

A couple of nights ago, my family and I went to see “Finding Dory.“ In this charming sequel to “Finding Nemo,” the ...