Cohen, Deborah Bodin 1968-

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Cohen, Deborah Bodin 1968-


Born 1968, in Columbia, MD; married Dave Cohen (a newspaper editor); children: Arianna. Education: University of Michigan, B.A. (English); Hebrew Union College, ordained, 1997.


Office—Temple Emanuel, 1101 Springdale Rd., Cherry Hill, NJ 08003. E-mail—[email protected].


Rabbi and writer. Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism, Washington, DC, legislative assistant; Advocacy Institute, Washington, DC, former program associate; Beth Shalom, Cary, NC, rabbi and education director, 1997-2000; Temple Emanuel, Cherry Hill, NJ, rabbi, 2000—.


The Seventh Day, illustrated by Melanie Hall, Kar-Ben (Minneapolis, MN), 2005.

Lilith's Ark: Teenage Tales of Biblical Women, Jewish Publication Society (Philadelphia, PA), 2006.

Papa Jethro: A Story of Moses' Interfaith Family, illustrated by Jane Dippold, Kar-Ben (Minneapolis, MN), 2007.

Biographical and Critical Sources


Publishers Weekly, February 14, 2005, review of The Seventh Day, p. 78.

School Library Journal, August, 2005, Amy Lilien-Harper, review of The Seventh Day, p. 86.


Temple Emanuel Web site, (April 28, 2007), "Deborah Bodin Cohen."