Rabbi Mindy Portnoy / Jewish World blogger

Rabbi Mindy Portnoy / Jewish World blogger

Rabbi Mindy Avra Portnoy is a Reform rabbi at Temple Sinai in Washington, D.C. A graduate of Yale University (1973) and ordained by Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion (1980), she is also the author of five Jewish children's books, all published by Lerner/Kar Ben. Her first book was the groundbreaking “Ima on the Bima: My Mommy is a Rabbi” (1986) and her most recent is “A Tale of Two Seders” (2010). Rabbi Portnoy is married, and the mother of two adult children, including a son who lives in Tel Aviv.