Rabbi Sonja K. Pilz
Rabbi Sonja K. Pilz, PhD, earned her doctorate from the department of Rabbinic Literature at Potsdam University in Germany and holds Rabbinic Ordination from Abraham Geiger College in Germany. Prior to joining the Central Conference of American Rabbis as Editor of the CCAR Press, she taught Worship, Liturgy, and Ritual at HUC-JIR in New York, the School of Jewish Theology at Potsdam University, and in many congregational settings. She has served as a rabbinic intern, adjunct rabbi, and cantorial soloist for congregations in Germany, Switzerland, Israel and the US. Not surprisingly, she loves to write poetry, midrashim, and prayers. Her work has been published in Liturgy, Worship, the CCAR Journal, and in a number if anthologies. She is the author of Food and Fear: Metaphors of Bodies and Spaces in the Stories of Destruction.
CCAR Press works include: