abi weber

Rabbinic Fellow (2018-2020)

Abi Weber

aweber@bj.org

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Biography

Abi Weber is a fourth-year rabbinical student at the Jewish Theological Seminary. She grew up in Evanston, Illinois, and graduated from Pomona College in 2011, where she studied the intersection of anthropology and religion. Before starting rabbinical school, Abi worked as an Employment Preparation Trainer for people experiencing homelessness and poverty, served as a Rabbinic Intern/Leadership Fellow at Mishkan Chicago, and spent two years working in the ski industry in Colorado. She completed a chaplaincy internship at Penn Medicine Princeton Health in Princeton, NJ, where she worked in the Critical Care Unit in addition to leading outpatient recovery groups focused on spirituality. Abi is a long-time devotee of Camp Ramah in the Poconos, where she has spent seventeen summers as a camper and staff member, and is an alum of Avodah and Moishe House.

Articles Written by
Abi Weber

Toward Shabbat: Korah

To be clear, Judaism is a religion of structure and discipline, and protecting this rigidity provides neces...

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Taste of Torah: Beha’alotekha

Sometimes, it is necessary to break the rules and speak truth to the people. We pray that God gives us the ...

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Taste of Torah: Behar-Behukkotai

This past April, one third of all renters in the United States did not pay their landlords on time or in full.

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Taste of Torah: Shemini

As we come out of Pesah, our options for eating expand, though only so much as the current moment of isolat...

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Taste of Torah: Vayak’hel-Pekudei

Disregarding any concern about idol worship, Bezalel Academy boldly set the precedent that modern Judaism, ...

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Taste of Torah: Mishpatim

As we go through life, let us refuse to pass by opportunities to grow in our compassion and reason and pati...

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Taste of Torah: Va’era

When kindergarten teacher Anne Forer began attending Women’s Liberation meetings in the late 1960s, she str...

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