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Rabbi Ruth Abusch-Magder

Rabbi-in-Residence / Director of Education

Rabbi Ruth Abusch-Magder Ph.D., Be'chol Lashon's Rabbi-in-Residence and Director of Education, has been involved in Jewish education and leadership for over 30 years. A graduate of Barnard College, she received her doctorate from Yale University and was ordained at Hebrew Union College. The recipient of many grants and fellowships for her work on Jewish food and women's history, in 2006 she was a Jerusalem Fellow at the Mandel Leadership Institute in Jerusalem, where she developed the pilot curriculum for the JCCA's adult learning Journeys initiative. A CLAL Rabbi Without Borders fellow, she is a frequent writer and teacher and has taught and published in Europe, Israel, North and South America. She edits Jewish&—Be'chol Lashon's blog on—and loves spending time at Camp Be'chol Lashon.