Rabba Dotan Arieli

Judaism and Gender Education

Dotan serves at HaMidrasha as the director of the Elga Stulman Institute for Judaism and Gender (Nigun Nashim) and as head of Lishmah, an educational program that promotes gender equality among young Israelis attending pre-army leadership academies and beyond. She serves as a group facilitator in Jewish and gender identity workshops and teaches in programs sponsored by Israel’s Joint Council of Pre-Military Academies, the school system, and women’s organizations, and officiates at egalitarian Jewish lifecycle ceremonies. Dotan holds an MA in Jewish thought and midrash, and lives in Kibbutz Sha’ar Ha’amakim. Dotan received her ordination from the Beit Midrash for Israeli Rabbis.