Rabbi Dianne Cohler-Esses
Dianne Cohler-Esses is the first Syrian Jewish woman to be ordained as a rabbi. She was ordained in 1995 at the Jewish Theological Seminary. She is currently a freelance educator and writer, teaching and writing about a wide range of Jewish subjects. She lives in New York City with her journalist husband and their three children.
Articles by Rabbi Dianne Cohler-Esses
Negotiating A Relationship With God
In constructing the Golden Calf, the Israelites attempted to create a mediated, safe relationship with an awesome and consuming God.
We Are The Narrative
In the shift from narrative to law, we become the actors performing the narrative of liberation.