Sue Levi Elwell

Sue Levi Elwell

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Rabbi Sue Levi Elwell, PhD, spent nearly two decades working with synagogue leaders to keep congregations healthy and vibrant through the Union for Reform Judaism. The founding director of the Los Angeles Jewish Feminist Center and the first rabbinic director of Ma'yan: The Jewish Women’s Program of the JCC of Manhattan, Elwell served as editor of Lesbian Rabbis: The First Generation. (2001), The Open Door: A Passover Haggadah (2002), and as poetry editor of the award winning The Torah: A Women’s Commentary (2008). She continues her rabbinate through study, teaching, writing, and as a Spiritual Director.