Rabbi Marla J. Feldman

Marla Feldman
Executive Director Emerita
Women of Reform Judaism

Rabbi Marla J. Feldman was the Executive Director of WRJ from 2012 tp June of 2023, having previously served as the Director of Development for the URJ and Director of the Commission on Social Action of Reform Judaism. Feldman is a Reform rabbi (HUC-JIR, New York) and lawyer (JD, Univ. of Fla). Previously, Rabbi Feldman worked in the Jewish community relations field in Detroit and Delaware and served Reform congregations in Sarasota and Orlando, Florida. Feldman has authored Reform Movement action manuals and published modern midrash, and her articles have appeared in numerous publications and newspapers. She is the author of “Biblical Women Speak: Hearing Their Voices through New and Ancient Midrash” (JPS, 2023).

"Resident Foreigners" and the Wisdom of the Oxymoron

D'Var Torah By: Rabbi Dan Moskovitz

I am an American citizen living in Vancouver, British Columbia, and serving a Canadian Reform congregation for the past six years. This juxtaposition of two increasingly disparate identities has given me a unique perspective on this week’s parashah, Chayei Sarah, and its introduction of the term ger toshav , “resident foreigner.”

7 Actions to Take for Equal Pay Day

Rabbi Marla J. Feldman

Equal Pay Day symbolizes the extra time women, on average, need to work each year to earn the same salary as men.

After the March: An Open Letter to Congress

Rabbi Marla J. Feldman

I turn to you, our elected representatives, to let you know that I am holding you accountable .I am a values voter, and these are the values that will determine my future votes.