Rabbi Rachel Bearman

Rabbi Rachel Bearman is the rabbi of Temple B’nai Chaim in Georgetown, CT, and the incoming communications and marketing vice president of the Women’s Rabbinic Network. She is a leader within her local interfaith community and regularly partners with the governments of neighboring towns to address incidents of antisemitism and prejudice. Rabbi Bearman is the seventh generation of her family to be connected with a liberal synagogue and has a deep and abiding love of Reform Judaism’s commitment to the pursuit of justice.

The Blessing of Dinah

D'Var Torah By: Rabbi Rachel Bearman

D'Var Torah By: Rabbi Paul Kipnes

In Parashat Vayechi , Jacob blesses his sons as he lies on his deathbed. We note the absence of any blessing for - or mention of - his daughter Dinah.