Rabbi Devin Maimon Villarreal

Rabbi Devin Maimon Villarreal has worked in Jewish education for over ten years as a classroom teacher in both Orthodox and Community day schools. He currently teaches as adjunct faculty at Hebrew Union College’s DeLeT program for teachers and works as an education consultant for organizations such as the Sephardic Educational Center and the Institute […]

Rabbi Tsafi Lev

Rabbi Tsafi Lev is the Rabbis Without Boarders West Coast Coordinator. He is an accomplished speaker and educator. Ordained at JTS, Tsafi gained over a decade of pulpit experience before moving full-time into the true love of his rabbinate, teaching. Part of the founding faculty of New Community Jewish High School in West Hills, CA, […]

Rabbi Isaama Goldstein-Stoll

Rabbi Isaama Goldstein-Stoll is senior Jewish educator at the Joseph Slifka Center for Jewish Life at Yale. She was ordained at Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion in Cincinnati, Ohio. Originally from the Washington D.C. area, Isaama received a BA in Religious Studies from Carleton College before pursuing an MA in Hebrew Letters and Smicha […]

Aaron Samuels

Aaron Samuels is a critically-acclaimed writer, speaker, and entrepreneur.  After working at Bain & Co. for three years as a strategy consultant, Aaron left his Wall Street life to pursue his passion as a writer and builder of community.  Since leaving Bain, Aaron has written a book of poetry, toured the country, performed on television, […]

Rabbi Sandra Lawson

Sandra Lawson is a rabbi, a sociologist, personal trainer, food activist, weightlifter, vegan, writer, public speaker, and musician. She was dubbed the Snapchat Rabbi and featured in JTA as one of 10 Jews you should follow on Snapchat and The 50 Jews everyone should follow on Twitter. In June 2018, after a long journey of intensive and wonderful […]

Helen Kim

Helen K. Kim is the Associate Dean for Faculty Development at Whitman College in Walla Walla, WA. Prior to her appointment, Helen served as Interim Vice President for Diversity and Inclusion from 2018-2019. She is currently Professor of Sociology and Director of Encounters, Whitman’s First Year Experience. Helen has held various administrative positions at the […]

Aliza Craimer Elias

Aliza Craimer Elias directs the Institute for Curriculum Services (ICS), a national initiative that improves the accuracy of Jewish content in K-12 education. Her passion for Jewish history led her to Oxford University, where she earned a Masters in Modern Jewish Studies, focusing on Israel, modern Europe, and the history of Jewish-Muslim relations. In 2013, […]

Sarah Aroeste

Determined to help bring Ladino (Judeo-Spanish) culture to a new generation, Sarah Aroeste, an international Ladino singer/songwriter, author and cultural activist, draws upon her Sephardic family roots from Greece and Macedonia (via Medieval Spain) to present traditional and original Ladino songs with her unique blend of rock, pop, and jazz. Since 2001, Aroeste has toured […]