Marla Hornsten

Marla Hornsten

Rabbi Marla Hornsten is the co-chair of the Coalition for Black and Jewish Unity. Since becoming the first female rabbi at Temple Israel in 2000, Hornsten has led domestic violence prevention, women’s advocacy and social equality efforts locally and nationwide.


Column: Banning guns in polling places would help safeguard voting rights

By: , and - April 26, 2023

As leaders dedicated to promoting solidarity between Black and Jewish communities, we know our communities have a long history of working together to protect and advance core constitutional rights, particularly when it comes to voting. That shared history includes tragedy and triumph, hard-fought victories paid for with injuries, death, and being the targets of extremist violence: the 16th […]