Elaine Rose Glickman received her Master of Arts in Hebrew Letters and ordination from Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion, where she earned prizes for writing and academic excellence and graduated first in her class. Her book Sacred Parenting:
Jewish Wisdom and Practical Guidance for Your Family’s Early Years was a finalist for the 2009 National Jewish Book Award. Her latest book, The Messiah and the Jews, was published in March. She is also the author of Haman and the Jews: A Portrait from Rabbinic Literature and the editor of B’chol L’vavcha and Living Torah: Selections from Seven Years of Torat Chayim. Her essays, sermons, and poetry appear in Visions of Torah, Jewish Stories from Heaven and Earth, the National Jewish Book Award winner
The Women’s Torah Commentary, Antisemitism: A Historical Encyclopedia of Prejudiceand Persecution, The Women’s Haftarah Commentary, CCAR Journal, The American Rabbi, and on the acclaimed educational website myjewishlearning.com. Her articles and
letters to the editor have appeared in the New York Times, Newsweek, Mommy Magazine, Sarasota Herald-Tribune, and Tufts Magazine.
Rabbi Glickman has been featured as a parenting expert on the syndicated television talk show Daytime and as a keynote speaker on parenting issues. She writes a parenting advice column for a bimonthly magazine and has been invited to speak in synagogues
and schools around the country, including in Florida, Texas, Connecticut, New York, and California.
Rabbi Glickman also serves a member of the editorial board of the internationally-distributed CCAR Journal, as a member of the Sarasota-Manatee Rabbinical Association, and as an executive board member of All Faiths Food Bank. At Temple Emanu-El, she teaches adult and family education classes; chairs Mitzvah Day, Tot Shabbat, the Religious School Social Committee, and the preschool; and sings in the Family Shabbat Band. She is married to Rabbi Brenner J. Glickman and is the mother of the fabulous Mo, Leo, and Eden.