- Gender: Female
- Children: 4
Rabbi Marcia Prager is a vibrant Jewish Renewal teacher, storyteller, artist, and therapist. She is Director and Dean of Ordination Programs for ALEPH: Alliance for Jewish Renewal, and rabbi for the P'nai Or Philadelphia Jewish Renewal Congregation. Her book, The Path of Blessing (Bell Tower 1998 /Jewish Lights 2003) is an exploration of the profound spiritual wisdom that lies in the Jewish practice of blessing. She is the creator of the unique P'nai Or Siddurim for Shabbat and other innovative approaches to prayer and liturgy. Her work as a teacher of Jewish spiritual practice includes developing and co-directing DLTI, the Davvenen Leadership Training Institute at Elat Chayyim Jewish Spiritual Retreat Center.
She, and her husband Hazzan Jack Kessler travel widely to teach in an array of Jewish and interfaith settings.