Avital Hochstein
Avital Hochstein
Teaching Faculty

Rabbi Avital Hochstein is a faculty member at the Shalom Hartman Institute and has learned, taught, and done research at the institute for more than 15 years. In 2016, she was among the first recipients of rabbinical ordination from the Shalom Hartman Institute / HaMidrasha at Oranim Beit Midrash for Israeli Rabbis.

Avital is currently working on her Ph.D., focusing on Talmud, in the Gender Studies Program at Bar Ilan University.

Avital is President of Mechon Hadar in Israel and co-authored Women Out Women In – The Place of Women in Midrash (published in 2008) with Prof. Chana Safrai.