Torah for Our Time with Rabbi Brent Chaim Spodek
Join Rabbi Brent Chaim Spodek for this installment of Torah for our Time, exploring Jewish approaches to forgiveness.
This six-part series—taught by alumni of the Marshall T. Meyer Rabbinic Fellowship—brings the wisdom of our tradition to some of the deepest themes of our time. Be sure to join us for other sessions in the series.
Rabbi Brent Chaim Spodek (Marshall T. Meyer Fellow 2006-2008) is a faculty fellow of the Pardes Institute, a senior rabbinic fellow of the Shalom Hartman Institute and a fellow of the Schusterman Foundation. Rabbi Brent has been the rabbi at Beacon Hebrew Alliance since 2010; prior to that, he served as the Rabbi in Residence at American Jewish World Service. He has been recognized by the Jewish Forward as one of the most inspiring rabbis in America, by Hudson Valley Magazine as a person to watch and by Newsweek as a rabbi to watch. Rabbi Brent holds rabbinic ordination and a master’s degree in philosophy from the Jewish Theological Seminary, where he was the first recipient of the Neubauer Fellowship. Prior to entering the rabbinate, he attended Wesleyan University and worked as a daily journalist in Durham, NC. He lives in Beacon with his wife Alison, a professor of environmental chemistry at Vassar College, and their two children.