Rabbi Marcia Prager Scholarship Fund
Rabbi Marcia Prager Scholarship Fund:
Nurturing Future Leaders in Jewish Renewal
Welcome to the Rabbi Marcia Prager Scholarship Fund. This fund is a tribute to the indomitable spirit and visionary leadership of Rabbi Marcia Prager, a trailblazer in the Jewish Renewal movement. Through this scholarship, we honor her legacy by empowering the next generation of leaders to carry forward her passion for vibrant, inclusive, and spiritually rich Judaism.
About Rabbi Marcia Prager
Rabbi Marcia Prager, MFA, MHL, D.Min. D.Div. h.c., is the founding Dean of the ALEPH Ordination Program. She is founding Co-Director and teacher in the Davvenen’ Leadership Training Institute (DLTI), and she serves as rabbi of the P’nai Or Jewish Renewal Congregation of Philadelphia, PA. She is a guiding light in the world of Jewish Renewal. Her unwavering dedication to innovative spiritual practices, inclusivity, and deep-rooted teachings inspired countless individuals to connect with their Jewish heritage in transformative ways. Her wisdom and teachings continue to resonate with people seeking a meaningful and authentic Jewish experience.
Scholarship Overview: The Rabbi Marcia Prager Scholarship Fund was established with the aim of fostering and supporting AOP students who share Rabbi Prager’s vision for a revitalized and relevant Judaism. This scholarship is a testament to her commitment to nurturing spiritual growth, creativity, and compassionate leadership within the Jewish community.
Scholarship Benefits: Recipients of the Rabbi Marcia Prager Scholarship will receive financial assistance to pursue their studies at the ALEPH Ordination Program.
Donate to the Fund: We invite individuals who share Rabbi Prager’s passion and vision to contribute to the scholarship fund. Your support will directly impact the lives of future leaders who are committed to carrying forward the torch of Jewish Renewal. Your donation is not just an investment in education; it’s an investment in the continued growth and evolution of a vibrant Jewish community.
Join us in celebrating the life and teachings of Rabbi Marcia Prager by supporting the Rabbi Marcia Prager Scholarship Fund. Together, we can ensure that her legacy continues to shine brightly through the actions and contributions of emerging Jewish Renewal leaders.
Rabbi Marcia Prager, MFA, MHL, D.Min. D.Div. h.c., is the founding Dean of the ALEPH Ordination Program. She is founding Co-Director and teacher in the Davvenen’ Leadership Training Institute (DLTI), and she serves as rabbi of the P’nai Or Jewish Renewal Congregation of Philadelphia, PA. She is a graduate of the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College and also received personal smicha from R’ Zalman Schachter-Shalomi z”l. She is the author of The Path of Blessing, a “contemporary Hasidic text” exploring the Jewish practice of blessing. She has written and compiled the P’nai Or Siddurim for Friday Evening and Shabbat Morning and other innovative compilations of prayer and liturgy. She is a CLAL Rabbis Without Borders Rabbinic Fellow. In 2010 she was selected by the Jewish Daily Forward as one of the Top Fifty American Female Rabbis.