Rabbi Cornelia Dalton joined the Westchester Jewish Center as the Assistant Rabbi in 2020. A Westchester native, she received a B.A. in French and Francophone Studies and Russian Area Studies from Bryn Mawr College in 2011. After graduation, she spent time studying and volunteering in Jerusalem at the Conservative Yeshiva. Ordained by the Jewish Theological Seminary in May 2020, she earned academic awards in Jewish Law, Talmud, and Theology, and was a seminary fellow with FASPE, the Fellowships at Auschwitz for the Study of Professional Ethics. She served for two years as Program Coordinator of the Milstein Center for Interreligious Dialogue, working with multiple interfaith efforts, including the UN Inter-Agency Task Force on Religion and Development. She has served as a University Fellow at Washington & Lee University and the Virginia Military Institute, rabbinic intern at the Park Slope Jewish Center in Brooklyn, NY, and completed a unit of clinical pastoral education in elder care with DOROT. She is a lifetime member of the Girl Scouts of the United States of America. Rabbi Dalton is interested in the intersection of law and faith in the modern world, and she enjoys historical fiction, yoga, and origami. She is a proud and delighted aunt, sister, and daughter.
Lover of Language, Chocolate Enthusiast, Curious Educator