About Emily

 Emily Cohen on her balcony while studying in Jaffa last spring. 

Emily Cohen on her balcony while studying in Jaffa last spring. 

 
 

Meet Emily 

Rabbi Emily Cohen graduated in June 2018 from the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College in Philadelphia and is thrilled to be joining the team at Lab/Shul in New York City this July. Emily calls the San Francisco Bay Area home but has a complicated geographic history that includes, by last count, 14 cities in 3 countries. She's a proud alumna of Macalester College in St. Paul, MN.

While in school, Emily served as student rabbi at Woodstock Jewish Congregation, Jewish Student Advisor at Bryn Mawr College, a senior wilderness trek leader for Jewish teens, rabbinic intern with HIAS Pennsylvania, and a teacher of many people of many ages for a variety of synagogues. 

In her far-from-copious and yet somehow-still-grasped free time, Emily loves to sing, write, bake, complete the NYT crossword (until Thursday when it gets too hard), and play with her darling cat, Pico. Oh, and she also co-created The Hamilton Haggadah with Rabbi Jake Best Adler.