Michelle Friedman is on staff at Mount Sinai Hospital as an assistant clinical professor of psychiatry and has a certificate in psychoanalysis from the Columbia University Institute for Psychoanalytic Training and Research. In addition to her private practice, she is the director of pastoral counseling at the YCT (Yeshivat Chovevei Torah) rabbinical school in Manhattan.
Ellen Dreskin was invested by HUC-JIR in 1986 and lives in Ardsley, NY. In addition to traveling as scholar/cantor-in-residence to conferences and synagogues across the United States, she serves as Chazzan Sheini at Temple Beth El of Northern Westchester in Chappaqua, NY.
Elliot Goldberg is the director of Religious Life at Chicagoland Jewish High School.
Susan L. Einbinder is Professor of Hebrew Literature at the Hebrew Union College in Cincinnati. She is the author of Beautiful Death: Jewish Poetry and Martyrdom in Medieval France (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2002) and numerous articles on medieval Jewish literature.
Avraham Feder is the author of Torah Through a Zionist Vision (Gefen, 2008).
Alan Iser is an adjunct instructor in the Department of Theology at St. Joseph's University and Villanova University. [End Page 95]