Elana Stein
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Public Administration

Elana Stein is a PhD candidate in Religion at Columbia University, where she received her BA, MA and MPhil. She is currently writing her doctoral dissertation,entitled Legal Loopholes in the Talmud: Intentions, Socioeconomics and Nominalism.Elanaalso serves as the Community Scholar at Lincoln Square Synagogue on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, where she performs the full range of pastoral and community-building functions, including sermonizing, teaching, counseling and leading life cycle events. She lectures widely around the country and her teaching promotes the synthesis of traditional and academic Jewish study. She lives on the Upper West Side with her husband Yonah and son Azzan.