Shalom Hartman Institute

Mijal Bitton

Biography

Dr. Mijal Bitton is Scholar in Residence at the Shalom Hartman Institute of North America. Mijal is a teacher, writer, and leading thinker on questions relating to Jewish American identity, pluralism, gender equity and sociological diversity. She is co-founder and Rosh Kehilla (communal leader) of the Downtown Minyan in New York City. Mijal earned her doctorate from New York University and is a Wexner Graduate Fellowship alumna.