What is a Kohenet?

We are pleased to announce Miki Raver as the newest addition to our spiritual leader team.  Miki is taking on the role of Kohenet.


​Kohenet Miki Raver has been a Jewish communal professional for decades, including as Director of Lifelong Learning at the Osher Marin JCC and currently as the Director of Camp Isabella Freedman, a Jewish summer camp for active older adults. She is author of the critically acclaimed Listen to Her Voice: Women of the Hebrew Bible, a Jewish bestseller, and She is Wisdom: A Celebration of the Feminine Divine. Kohenet Miki is creator of Shekinah Circles and Kabbalage. She graduated from Emerson College with a BS in Theatre Arts and completed facilitator training in Circlework, Bibliodrama and SoulCollage. Kohenet Miki Raver was ordained as a Kohenet (Hebrew Priestess) in August 2020.

  • Lead Rosh Chodesh circles

  • Lead Kohenet Kabbalat Shabbat Services

  • Offer private sessions of spiritual support

  • Work with congregants to study and interpret stories of the women of the Hebrew Bible.


Watch the below video to learn about the role of a Kohenet.

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