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About Bluth

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Rabbi Rachel "Bluth" Rosenbluth is the Chief Creative Officer of The School of Living Jewishly. Ordained in 2019 from Beit Midrash Har-El, Jerusalem's first Orthodox rabbinical program to ordain women, Bluth was then elected to a standing commission of Religions for Peace, a multi religious global network, working with the UN. She recently graduated as a fellow of interreligious dialogue from KAICIID International Dialogue Centre.

Bluth was the founder and Program Director for Achvat Amim Ruchani, in Jerusalem, program doing Israeli-Palestinian peace and justice work from a Jewish lens. She completed the IPCRI program 'Women Entrepreneurs Leading Change', promoting female empowerment and economic access as a basis for Israeli Palestinian peace-building.

Bluth facilitates retreats and workshops with practitioners around the globe, including years of high holiday services with Beth Tzedec in Toronto, where she produced the Soul Brew morning show; Jewish meditation and nature retreats in the HolyLand and the US with Moishe House;
and taught Design Thinking with the GIBS Business School in Bangalore, India. She also completed her TTC Yoga certification with the Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Meenakshi Ashram in South India. 

Bluth makes hand crafted Judaica art, Ketubahs and Mezuzahs. She founded TLV Seaside Shabbes, led Kabbalat Shabbat on the beach, and a weekly Jewish Meditation shiyur at Studio Naim in Jaffa. Over the past few years, she has studied at Mechon Hadar, Yakar, Yeshivat Simchat Shlomo, Pardes, and Matan Women’s Institute for Torah Studies.

Bluth grew up in Toronto and graduated from McGill University with a double major in International Development Studies and Buddhist Philosophy. Bluth worked as the Director of Education for Shoresh Jewish Environmental Programs in Toronto, and had valuable experiences doing environmental field research in East Africa, and volunteering on sustainable farms in Israel and in Kenya. 

 

Bluth loves to listen to people's stories, she designs rituals that weave ancient ritual with modern meanings, and is a wanderer in story and spirit.  

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