Rabbi Shoshana Cohen is SHI Senior Faculty and Director of Campus Engagement for the Hevruta Gap-Year Program. In this role she serves as a faculty member, teacher, and mentor for North American gap-year students studying in Israel, prepares them for Jewish life in college, and supports them after they return to their campuses in North America. She is also a member of Cohort II of the Created Equal Educators Fellowship of the Shalom Hartman Institute of North America and a senior faculty member at the Conservative Yeshiva in Jerusalem where she teaches Talmud, Midrash and Gender Studies. She has served as scholar-in-residence in communities across the US.
Shoshana was the educational director of ATZUM’s Takum, a social justice beit midrash housed at the CY. She has completed advanced studies at Hebrew University, Matan and the Hartman Institute and has rabbinic ordination from Rabbi Daniel Landes. She is a founding member of Reshut haRabim, the Jerusalem Forum for Jewish Renewal Organizations. Lecturing in Hebrew and in English she has been on the faculty of the Drisha Institute, the Hartman Girl’s High School, Yeshivat Talpiot, and Yeshivat Hadar.