Our Staff

Rabbi Goldie Milgram

Rabbi Goldie Milgram, founder and director of Reclaiming Judaism, is also Editor-in-Chief of Reclaiming Judaism Press. She is a Covenant Foundation and National Jewish Book Award finalist for her innovative programs, books, website and resources for meaningful Jewish living, including her newest release Mitzvah Stories: Seeds for Inspiration and Learning. An internationally acclaimed speaker, teacher and professional Jewish storyteller, her Mitzvah-Centered Life programs now includes a two-year distance-learning training and 3 year Maggid-Educator ordination in the emerging field of Jewish Spiritual Education.
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Rabbi Shohama Harris Wiener

Rabbi Shohama Wiener serves as Rosh Hashpa'ah-- Director of Spiritual Direction and Development for ReclaimingJudaism.org and for the ALEPH Ordination Programs, a "seminary without walls," and as Founding Director of HASHPA'AH, ALEPH's training for Jewish clergy to receive ordination as Spiritual Director and Mashpia (Jewish Spiritual Guide). She is also the Rabbi of the inclusive and innovative Temple Beth-El of City Island, NY.

Ellen Frankel, Co-Editor

Ellen Frankel, co-editor of the Reclaiming Judaism Press publication Mitzvah Stories: Seeds for Inspiration and Learning, serves on the editorial board of this non-profit, and generously lends her substantial talents in the creation of some of our publications. She served for eighteen years as the Editor in Chief and CEO of The Jewish Publication Society, and currently serves as its first Editor Emerita.  She received her B.A. from the University of Michigan and her Ph.D. in Comparative Literature from Princeton. 

Sara Harwin

Over a career spanning more than forty years of continuous productivity, Sara Harwin has earned widespread recognition for work from fine art to ritual

Rabbi Joyce Reinitz

Rabbi Joyce Reinitz, also a psychotherapist, specializes in Jewish healing using the therapeutic guidance modalities developed by her honored teacher, of blessed memory, Madame Colette Aboulker-Muscat. Also a student of Dr. Gerald Epstein, her article on using imagery as a technique for spiritual growth is available in Seeking and Soaring: Jewish Approaches to Spiritual Direction. Rabbi Reinitz is available by appointment, to help you interpret your experience.