Rabbanit Atara Lindenbaum is the Associate Rabbanit at Hebrew Institute of White Plains. Rabbanit Atara received ordination from Yeshivat Maharat, after previously completing the Tanakh Educator’s Program through Matan and Hebrew University, as well as a Masters Degree in Urban Planning from Hunter University. She has done work in community planning in Westchester and New York City, focusing on methods of inclusion and equity. Her Jewish leadership experience covers all age groups, from young children to teens, and adults/seniors.
At HIWP, Rabbanit Atara is involved in cohort building, community engagement, programming, teaching, and lifecycle events. She is also helping the community re-engage and re-imagine after the pandemic, as the congregation is now in a new physical building and space.
Rabbanit Atara’s busy, joyful family includes her husband Jeremy Bressman and their four children, Dahlia, Gabriella, Molly, and JJ. Rabbanit Atara, when she is not in shul, enjoys swimming, paddle boarding, and making potato kugel with her family.