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Nancy Wiener

Director, Blaustein Center for Pastoral Counseling and Dr. Paul and Trudy Steinberg Chair in Human Relations
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Rabbi Nancy H. Wiener, D.Min, is the Founding Director of the Jacob and Hilda Blaustein Center for Pastoral Counseling at Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion in NY, where she holds the Paul and Trudy Steinberg Chair in Human Relations. She holds a Doctor of Ministry in Pastoral Counseling and a Master of Hebrew Letters from Hebrew Union College, as well as a Masters Degree in Jewish History from Columbia University. Rabbi Wiener has done research in South Africa at the Institute for the Healing of Memories and has served on an interfaith think tank, sponsored by the Soul Repair Center at Brite Seminary, exploring the emerging field of moral injury and soul repair. She serves on the Executive Board of Truah: The Rabbinic Call for Human Rights and the rabbinic council of JFREJ—Jews for Racial and Economic Justice and has been a faculty member of FASPE (The Fellowship at Auschwitz for the Study of Professional Ethics). Her publications include: “Insights into Moral Injury and Soul Repair from Classical Jewish Texts,” Journal of Pastoral Psychology, 2018, co-authored Kim Geringer; Maps and Meaning: Levitical Models for Contemporary Care, MN: Fortress Press, 2014, co-authored with Jo Hirschmann; “The Ketubah,” in Navigating the Journey: The Essential Guide to the Jewish Life Cycle, NY:CCAR Press, summer 2017. “A Reform Understanding of To-eivah and “Jewish Marriage Innovations and Alterations: From Commercial/Legal Transaction to Spiritual Transformation,” in The Sacred Encounter: Jewish Perspectives on Sexuality, ed. Lisa J. Grushcow, NY: CCAR Press, 2014; “Seminary-Based Jewish Pastoral Education,” and “Pastoral Care in a Postmodern World: Promoting Spiritual Health Across the Life Cycle,” in Judaism and Health, eds. Prince and Levin, co-authored with Julie Schwartz and Michele Prince, a Fall 2013. Beyond Breaking the Glass: A Spiritual Guide to Your Jewish Wedding (revised edition), New York: CCAR Press, 2012; Judaism for Two, VT: Jewish Lights, 2005, co-author Nancy Fuchs Kreimer; Meeting at the Well. New York: UAHC Press, 2002, co-author Dan Judson.

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