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RABBI MARC D. ANGEL

8 West 70th Street

New York, New York 10023

mdangel@jewishideas.org

 

Rabbi Marc D. Angel is Founder and Director of the Institute for Jewish Ideas and Ideals (jewishideas.org), fostering an intellectually vibrant, compassionate and inclusive Orthodox Judaism. He is Rabbi Emeritus of the historic Congregation Shearith Israel, the Spanish and Portuguese Synagogue of New York City (founded 1654), where he has been serving since 1969.

 

Born in the Sephardic Jewish community of Seattle, Washington, he went to New York for his higher education at Yeshiva University where he earned his B.A., M.S., Ph.D. and Rabbinic Ordination. He also earned an M.A. in English Literature from the City College of New York.

 

Author and editor of 34 books, he has written and lectured extensively on various aspects of Jewish law, history and culture. Among his recent books are “Foundations of Sephardic Spirituality: The Inner Life of Jews of the Ottoman Empire” (Jewish Lights, 2006); and “Maimonides, Spinoza and Us: Toward an Intellectually Vibrant Judaism,” (Jewish Lights, 2009), both of which won Finalist Awards from the National Jewish Book Council. His novel, “The Search Committee” (Urim, 2008) won wide critical acclaim. He has recently published three volumes of thoughts on the Torah portion of the week, “Angel for Shabbat” (Institute for Jewish Ideas and Ideals, 2010, 2012 and 2015).  His most recent book is a commentary on Pirkei Avot published by Koren (2015).  He serves as Editor of Conversations, the journal of the Institute for Jewish Ideas and Ideals, issued three times per year.

 

Rabbi Angel is Past President of the Rabbinical Council of America. He is co-founder of the International Rabbinic Fellowship, an association of Modern Orthodox Rabbis. He has served as officer and board member of numerous agencies including the UJA-Federation of New York, the American Sephardi Federation, the Rabbinic Cabinet of Jewish National Fund, and the HealthCare Chaplaincy. He has won awards from many institutions including Yeshiva University, the Orthodox Union, and the New York Board of Rabbis. 

 

Rabbi Angel is married to Gilda Angel. Their children and grandchildren live in New York and Baltimore.

 

Teachings from Rabbi Angel

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Sand and Stars-Vayera.pdf
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A Spirituality Crisis-Balak.pdf
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Judaism Today.pdf
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The Dangers of-Pinehas.pdf
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Blessings for Life-Hayei Sarah.pdf
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The Long Journey-Masei.pdf
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The Blessings of the Jews-Toldot.pdf
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Faith from Within-Veetchanan.pdf
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THOUGHTS FOR PARASHAT VAYETSEI.pdf
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Remembering Dad-Eikev.pdf
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Words and Deeds-Reeh.pdf
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Two Pharaohs-Parashah Mikkets.pdf
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Standing Tall-VaYigash.pdf
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The Dangers of Groupthink-Shofetim.pdf
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The Core of the Matter-Shemot.pdf
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Thoughts for Parashat Ki Tetzei.pdf
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Dreaming and Working for Redemption - Th
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Working and Walking Together-Ki Tavo.pdf
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Alternative Facts-Bo.pdf
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Prayer and Windows-Noach.pdf
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Praying Together and Apart-Parshah BeSha
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The Pursuit of Righteousness-Thoughts fo
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The Ongoing Revelation-Yitro.pdf
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Godliness and Fraudliness-Ki Tavo.pdf
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Heart Felt Generosity-Terumah.pdf
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Judaism Naturally-Thoughts for Parashat
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Living Up To Our Uniforms-Tetsaveh.pdf
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Thoughts for Succoth.pdf
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Standing Tall and Strong for Israel and
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The Right Attitude-Matot-Masei.pdf
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Do A Good Deed-VaYikra.pdf
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Be'ha'alotecha.pdf
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Naso.pdf
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Lessons from Elijah-Thoughts for Shabbat
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I and Thou-Bemidbar.pdf
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Behar-Bechkottai.pdf
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Body and Soul Language-Tazria-Metsora.pd
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Good People-Emor.pdf
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Seeking Correct Diagnosis and Treatment-
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Prayers that Ascend-Thoughts For Parasha
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Paying to Pray.pdf
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Thoughts for Hanukkah.pdf
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The Deepest Music-Thoughts on our Redemp
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Thoughts on Hanukkah.pdf
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A Purim Miracle.pdf
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5778-2017-2018

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Recognition Hunger-Lech Lecha.pdf
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Humility and Strength of Character-Thoug
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A Three Year Old Bride-Thoughts on Paras
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