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Rabbi Megan Doherty

Rabbi Megan Doherty serves on the Rabbinic Council at Avodah.

Rabbi Megan Doherty (she/her) is the Director of Hillel and Campus Jewish Life at Oberlin College. Previously, she was the spiritual leader of Mishkan Ha’am Reconstructionist Community and Associate Rabbi and Senior Jewish Fellow at the Slifka Center for Jewish Life at Yale. She serves on the board of the Reconstructionist Rabbinical Association, and was a founding co-chair of the Reconstructionist Movement’s Joint Israel Commission. Rabbi Doherty was a member of Cohort VII of the Shalom Hartman Institute Fellowship for Campus Professionals. She holds a certificate in Jewish Mindfulness Meditation from the Institute for Jewish Spirituality and the Awakened Heart Project, and is an alumna of IJS’s Rabbinic Leadership Program. She completed Social Justice Mediation training with the Yeworkwha Belachew Center for Dialogue at Oberlin, and is a certified mediator in the state of Ohio. Rabbi Doherty has a Bachelor of Arts from The Evergreen State College, and was ordained as a rabbi by the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College.