Rabbi Rachel Sabath Beit-Halachmi

Rabbi Rachel Sabath Beit-Halachmi was ordained at Hebrew Union College and earned her doctorate at the Jewish Theological Seminary. Currently, she serves as a senior fellow at the Kaplan Center for Jewish Peoplehood and as rabbi at Ohavay Zion Synagogue in Lexington, Kentucky. She lives in Cincinnati with her husband, Rabbi Ofer Sabath Beit-Halachmi, and their three children.

Articles by Rabbi Rachel Sabath Beit-Halachmi

Rabbi Rachel Sabath Beit-Halachmi

Watch a High Holidays sermon from the spiritual leader of Ohavay Zion Synagogue, Lexington, Kentucky.

Parashat Ha’azinu: Paradigm Shift

Moses' final dramatic message to the Israelites introduces some new names and characteristics of God.

Martin Buber

The creation of a Jewish existentialism--and a Jewish state.

Radical Theology: Confronting the Crises of Modernity

The findings of modern science and the tragedy of the Holocaust led some Jewish thinkers to redefine God.

God in the Age of Reason

Hermann Cohen and his student, Franz Rosenzweig, stressed the ethical implications of God.

The Experience and Nearness of God

Martin Buber and Abraham Joshua Heschel stressed the human encounter with God.