Anne Lapidus Lerner

Dr. Anne Lapidus Lerner
Address3080 Broadway
New York, NY 10027

Assistant Professor, Jewish Literature, Jewish Theological Seminary of America

B.A., Harvard University,
Doctoral Degree, Harvard University,

Dr. Lerner is a popular lecturer and scholar-in-residence in a variety of Jewish contexts. During the 2001–2002 academic year, Dr. Lerner served as visiting lecturer and research associate for Harvard University Divinity School’s Women’s Studies in Religion program. At Harvard, Dr. Lerner taught a graduate-level seminar on the varying images of Eve. At its 2002 convention, Women’s League for Conservative Judaism honored Dr. Lerner as a “Woman of Distinction.”

Dr. Lerner earned bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees from Harvard University. She received a bachelor’s degree in Jewish Education and a master’s degree in Hebrew Letters from Hebrew College in Boston.

Dr. Lerner’s voluntary commitments include frequent service as a cantor at her synagogue and lay leadership positions, including four years as vice president for education at Solomon Schechter Day School of Bergen County. Dr. Lerner’s husband, Rabbi Stephen C. Lerner, is the founder and director of the Center for Conversion to Judaism and rabbi of Congregation Kanfei Shahar in Teaneck, New Jersey. Their son, Rabbi David Lerner, is rabbi of Temple Emunah in Lexington, Massachusetts. Their daughter, Rahel Lerner, is an editor at Random House in New York.

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