Rabbanit Mili Leitner Cohen

Speaker Bio

Mili is Rabbanit at the ACTJC. She says: “As far as I know, I’m the first woman permanently employed in an orthodox rabbinical position in Aus (job-share with my husband) and the only qualified female shohetet uvodeket in Australia.” She is completing a PhD in Jewish liturgy at the University of Chicago.

Target Audience

Open to any group depending on the topic.

Speaking Topics

“Experience of being a “”professional Jew”” in orthodox spaces.
Halachic talks on eg origins of the mechitzah, women and Torah reading, other topics around gender, sexuality, and feminism in Judaism.
PhD topic, anything to do with liturgy, music, Israel, and their intersections.”

Previous Publications

Various academic stuff within ethnomusicology.

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