Rachel Z Feldman

|Assistant Professor
Academic Appointments

Assistant Professor of Religion

Rachel Z Feldman specializes in the anthropology of Judaism, messianic movements, digital religion, contemporary Israel/Palestine, and gender studies. She holds a PhD from The University of California, Davis and an MA from the New School for Social Research. She is the author of Messianic Zionism in the Digital Age: Jews, Noahides, and the Third Temple Imaginary (Rutgers University Press, Spring 2024) and recently received a Jordan Schnitzer First Book Award (2023) from the AJS for this monograph. She is also the co-editor of Settler-Indigeneity in the West Bank (McGill-Queen's University Press, Fall 2023 ). Her research has been funded by the National Science Foundation and the Memorial Foundation for Jewish Culture. She is currently working on a new book project on health, healing, and therapy inside the transnational Breslov Hasidic movement.

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  • B.A. Franklin and Marshall College
  • M.A. The New School for Social Research
  • Ph.D. University of California, Davis