Rabbi Karen G Reiss Medwed, Ph.D.


Digital education; faith based education; radical inclusivity

On being a widow; Prayers for the COVID Vaccine; For the Victims of Surfside

Curriculum, workshops and more

Mishnah curriculum; Talmud Ben Sorer U'Moreh; Talmud Brachot


Rabbi Dr. Karen G Reiss Medwed, works in higher education, as a Senior Assistant Dean for Faculty Affairs and Network Engagement.

Dr. Reiss Medwed's scholarship includes understanding the growth of the field of online education and instruction in higher education, K-12 education and faith-based education.

Dr. Reiss Medwed earned her Ph.D. from New York University's Steinhardt School of Education in Curriculum, Teaching and Learning with a specialization in Jewish education. She was also a Steinhardt Fellow for the four years of her doctoral studies. She went on to design and develop a Master of Education program in Faith-Based Education at the University of Pennsylvania's Graduate School of Education. Dr. Medwed has studied the development of innovative practices for online course design and instruction for higher education. While her work began in faith-based education, it has now expanded to encompass network and remote learning.

Available for Jewish Life Cycle Events including

*** Baby Namings *** Weddings *** Divorces ***

*** Burials ***