Rebecca Blady reveals Orlah and the multiple meanings of 'Forbidden Fruit'.
Rebecca Blady aspires to be an idea generator for the Jewish people. She is currently in her third year at Yeshivat Maharat, the only seminary in the USA to grant Orthodox ordination to women. Together with her husband, Rebecca co-founded Base Berlin, a home-based, pluralistic Jewish community for young Jews in Berlin, Germany. She currently works with the Hillel Office of Innovation as Coordinator for the Fellowship for Rabbinic Entrepreneurship. She has also served as Rabbinic Intern at the Prospect Heights Shul and as a Fellow at ImmerseNYC and Hillel's Fellowship for Rabbinic Entrepreneurs. Rebecca teaches and writes on topics related to Jewish identity, mindfulness and spirituality. She is a certified yoga teacher and ImmerseNYC Mikvah Guide. Rebecca lives in Brooklyn with her husband Jeremy Borovitz, a rabbinical student at Yeshivat Chovevei Torah. She holds a B.A. cum laude from Brandeis University. A proud granddaughter of four lively and loving Holocaust survivors, Rebecca advocates for a united global Jewish narrative and every individual Jewish story.