Dr. Sharon Weiss-Greenberg, Executive Director
For many years, Sharon has served as an educator and leader in the Jewish community. She was recently named by the Jewish Week as a person to watch as a "36 Under 36" honoree. Sharon has held a variety of professional roles including Director of Recruitment at Yeshivat Maharat and the Director of Online Engagement at the Consortium for Applied Studies in Jewish Education, and Rosh Moshava (Head of Camp) at Camp Stone. . Sharon has served as the co-director and Orthodox adviser of the Orthodox Union Seif Jewish Learning on Campus Initiative at Harvard Hillel and as the first Orthodox woman chaplain at Harvard University. She has taught at Yeshiva University High School for Girls in New York, Yavneh Academy in New Jersey, and the Denver Academy of Torah High School. Sharon earned her doctorate at New York University in Education and Jewish Studies, having concentrated on the female staff experience in the Jewish summer camp setting. She is an alumna of the Wexner Fellow/Davidson Scholarship graduate program She studied Talmud and halakha at The Drisha Institute for Jewish Education. She received her Masters in Education from the Azrieli Graduate School of Yeshiva University and received a B.A. in Sociology and Jewish History from Yeshiva University. Sharon can be reached at [email protected]..
Rachel Lieberman, Assistant Director
Rachel graduated from Princeton University with an A.B. in Religion and a certificate in Judaic Studies. Her senior thesis, “Reaching Across the Mechitzah: Feminism’s Impact on Orthodox Judaism” was awarded the Isidore and Helen Sacks Memorial Prize in Religion for outstanding work in Judaic Studies. Rachel's essay "Thank You For Making Me A Woman" was recently published in Faithfully Feminist: Jewish, Chrisitan, and Muslim Women on Why We Stay (White Cloud Press, 2015). She has studied at Yeshivat Hadar, Yeshivat Chovevei Torah and the Pardes Institute for Jewish Studies. Rachel can be reached at [email protected].
Clarice Shkedy, Development and Operations Associate
Clarice Shkedy graduated from the University of Toronto and with a B.A. in History and Political Science. During her tenure at UofT Clarice served as the Hillel President. Clarice also has training in the culinary arts from the Center for Kosher Culinary Arts. Clarice can be reached at [email protected].
Karen Traube, Office Manager
Karen Traube graduated from Brooklyn College with a B.A. in Health and Human Sciences. Karen can be reached at [email protected]
Deborah Wenger, Publications Consultant
Deborah is a freelance editor and JOFA member living in Teaneck, NJ. She is an officer of the Teaneck Jewish Center, where she coordinates the women’s Simhat Torah and Purim programs. Deborah can be reached at [email protected].