Rabbi Becky Silverstein

Rabbi Becky Silverstein believes in the power of community, Torah, and silliness in transforming the world. Becky is passionate about building Jewish communities (and a world) that invite, allow, and encourage people to bring all of their identities into them. He currently works as a Jewish Spiritual Advisor at Northeastern University and Program Manager for the Boston Teen Beit Midrash. Becky also currently serves as the chair of the board of The Jewish Studio Project, and is a member of the board of directors of Keshet and SVARA. Ordained at the Rabbinical School of Hebrew College, Becky holds a Bachelor of Science in Engineering Science from Smith College. Becky is a lifelong NY Mets fan, loves apple-picking, and lives in Boston, MA with his spouse, Naomi.


Articles by Rabbi Becky Silverstein

Raising the Voice of Our Souls

Hopes and prayers for Yom Kippur 5778.

An Open Letter to Tom and Transgender Teens Everywhere

Last week the story of Tom Chai Sosnik, a teenager that came out as transgender at Tehiyah Day School, his ...

Transgender Day of Remembrance and the Life of Sarah

This d’var Torah was given by Rabbi Becky Silverstein at the┬áPasadena Jewish Temple and Center on Friday, November 14th. We ...

Transforming Stories

A Small Revolution in a Synagogue Book Group This past January, Hebrew College invited poet and scholar Joy Ladin to ...

First Fruits of the LGBT Movement

Part of the observance of Shavuot, the traditional spring harvest holiday, is the celebration of the bikkurim, the first fruits ...

Reclaiming the Joy of Torah

With the holiday of Simchat Torah coming up, rabbinical student Becky Silverstein considers how the Jewish calendar lets her renew ...