Rebecca Schorsch, Ph.D.
B.A. - Columbia University
M.A. - Jewish Theological Seminary
Ph.D. - University of Chicago
Dr. Rebecca Schorsch is Director of Jewish Studies at the Rochelle Zell Jewish High School, where she teaches Rabbinics, Bible and Jewish Thought, and plays an active role in shaping the school as a member of the educational leadership team of the administration.
Dr. Schorsch chairs the Lishma program, where faculty and staff get together monthly, on a voluntary basis, to study and reflect upon a range of themes connected to Jewish tradition, Jewish calendar and general themes of interest to us as individuals and a community of educators.
A recent recipient of the prestigious Covenant Award for excellence in Jewish Education (2015) and founding board member of the Chicago Jewish Day School, a multi-denominational Jewish elementary school in the city of Chicago, Dr. Schorsch continues to be active in the Jewish community at large through board service, adult Jewish education and community work.
Dr. Schorsch holds degrees from the University of Chicago (Ph.D, History of Judaism) the Jewish Theological Seminary (M.A., Jewish History) and Columbia University (B.A., European History).
Her husband is Dr. Scott Moses and her three children are Ada ('15), Nathaniel ('15) and Livia ('18).