Marcia Zimmerman

Marcia Zimmerman

Senior Rabbi, Temple Israel

Marcia Zimmerman is the senior rabbi at Temple Israel, a congregation of more than 2,000 households in the heart of Minneapolis. Rabbi Zimmerman is vocal and active on policy issues affecting Minnesota and the nation, honoring the words above Temple Israel’s entrance: “Our house shall be a house of prayer for all peoples.” Rabbi Zimmerman is dedicated to ensuring that Temple Israel’s programming, educational opportunities, and worship are inclusive and celebrate people of color, diverse learning styles and special needs, all genders and gender expressions, the LGBTQ community, and interfaith families.

4F – The Meaning of Compassion from a Spiritual Perspective and the Importance of Compassion Within Health Care

Speaker(s): Rabbi Marcia Zimmerman; Venerable Drupa Rinpoche Lobsang Yeshi; Dr. Hamdy El-Sawaf; Facilitator: Ted Bowman “Compassion is the ability to vitally imagine what it is like to be an other, the force that makes a bridge from the island of the one individuality to the island of the other. It is an ability to step […]

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