Ep. 112: Human Rights with Rabbi Sonya Starr
Arlene J.M. Grant, Esq,, the host of GOD & Matter interviewed Rabbi Sonya Starr regarding Human Rights.
Rabbi Starr is a graduate of the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College in Wyncote, Pennsylvania where she received her Ordination, as well as her MA in Hebrew Letters in 1994. She is currently active with The Faith Network of the National Association of Mentally Ill and also ISHUT (“Identity”), which works to determine the boundaries of Reconstructionism and Judaism.
She is passionate about Jewish study believing that learning informs our actions and the meaningfulness of our lives. She focuses on a mix of spiritual practice and community activism guided by Jewish values, especially tikkun olam. Rabbi sees community work as providing a context for “thinking globally and acting locally.” This commitment is reflected in her work with immigrants.
Listeners may contact Rabbi Sonya Starr at columbiajewish.org
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