Rabbi Nora Woods

Rabbi Nora Woods serves as the Interfaith Chaplain of Bryn Mawr College, where she provides spiritual care for the campus community, supports religious life on campus and helps facilitate interfaith community-building. She was ordained at the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College in June 2020. She graduated with a B.A. in religion from Earlham College and received a certificate in Leading Spiritual Diversity in Higher Education from New York University’s Of Many Institute for Multifaith Leadership. From 2016-19, she served as the rabbinic intern and Jewish adviser for Bryn Mawr College Hillel. Prior to coming to Bryn Mawr, she served as the rabbinic intern at Georgetown University. She has also been a T’ruah Fellow, working with survivors of human trafficking in New York City; and as a chaplain for seniors at the Abrahamson Center for Jewish Life in North Wales, Pa., and at Hebrew Senior Life in Boston. Aside from issues of faith and identity, Rabbi Nora loves to talk about farming, musical theater and food. When not at work, she can often be found supporting the work of community organizers, watching sports and playing outside.


The Reconstructionist Network

Get the latest from Evolve delivered to your inbox.