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 Margo Hughes-Robinson

Rabbi. Teacher. Organizer.

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Rabbi Margo Hughes-Robinson was ordained in 2021 by the Jewish Theological Seminary, where she also earned an MA in Midrash. She currently serves as the NY Rabbinic Organizer at T'ruah: the Rabbinic Call for Human Rights.

A New Yorker by birth, she grew up in communities all over the United States before attending Clark University, where she graduated with degrees in Theatre and in Jewish Studies. Margo is also a proud alumna of the Conservative Yeshiva Lishma Fellowship and the Hartman Rabbinic Student Seminar. While studying at JTS, Margo completed a two-year tenure as a Marshall T. Meyer Rabbinic Fellow at B’nai Jeshurun in New York, where she developed new programming for multifaith and multi-heritage families, and oversaw the conversion to Judaism program. Additionally, she served for two years at the Program Coordinator at the Milstein Center for Interreligious Dialogue, and sat on the Faith in Beijing working group and consulted for the Commission on the Status of Women at the United Nations.

Articles & Resources

Explore Margo's articles, poetry, and published ritual

Articles and Drashot


"I Led an Antisemitism Training for Guatemalan Workers in a Labor Dispute with their Hassidic Bosses: Here's What I Learned" Read at The Forward

"Chapter 3 of Tosefta Sotah: A New Translation and Commentary" Read on Sefaria Through the Jewish Women Scholars' Writing Fellowship

"Citizen-Souls: Translating a Jewish Understanding of Abortion from Algiers to America" Read in Zeramim Journal

"Two Observant Jews, a Catholic Mom & Some Secular Siblings Walk Into Quarantine" Read on Alma


Poetry and Ritual

Light a Candle for Black Lives: A JFREJ Ritual for the Home Read Here

"Two New Poems" in PRTCLS Magazine

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