Rabbi Lisa D. Grant, PhD

Rabbi Lisa D. Grant, PhD, is Director of the New York Rabbinical School program, Eleanor Sinsheimer Distinguished Service Professor in Jewish Education, and Coordinator of Special Seminary projects at the Hebrew Union College–Jewish Institute of Religion. In addition to authoring numerous articles, book chapters, and curriculum guides, she is coauthor with Ezra Kopelowitz of Israel Education Matters: A 21st Century Paradigm for Jewish Education. She is coeditor of International Handbook of Jewish Education with Helena Miller and Alex Pomson, and with Diane T. Schuster, Meredith Woocher, and Steven M. Cohen, author of A Journey of Heart and Mind: Transformative Jewish Learning in Adulthood.
Rabbi Grant has been on the faculty of HUC-JIR since 2000. She received her BA from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, an MBA from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, a PhD from the Jewish Theological Seminary in New York, and rabbinic ordination from Hebrew Union College–Jewish Institute of Religion. She is happily married to Billy Weitzer and the proud mother of two adult children. 


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