Dr. Sarah Kranz-Ciment, PT, DPT, MA
Dr. Sarah Kranz-Ciment comes to JOFA with a long history as an inclusion expert and strong advocate of inclusion and support for people with disabilities in every area of community life. Sarah is the former director of the Ruderman Chabad Inclusion Initiative - an international initiative to provide resources and tools to Chabad Houses around the world to improve inclusion of people with disabilities and mental health conditions in Jewish community life. She is also the founder and director of Friendship Circle of Virginia which focuses on building an inclusive community one friendship at a time.
Dr. Kranz-Ciment lives with her husband and five children in Richmond, Virginia where she serves on the Virginia State Board for People with Disabilities and on the Jewish Federations of North America Board for People with Disabilities. In a constant state of learning and growth, she graduated in the spring of 2021 with a Masters in Non-profits and Jewish Leadership through Spertus University in Chicago.