Rabbinic Intern Rachel Marder
Rachel Marder is a fourth-year student at the Ziegler School of Rabbinic Studies, where she is a Wexner graduate fellow. Rachel serves as a rabbinic intern at Temple Beth Am in Los Angeles and has taught in IKAR’s Limudim program. She has also studied at the Pardes Institute, the Conservative Yeshiva, the Silicon Valley Beit Midrash and the Shalom Hartman Institute, and has facilitated the iEngage curriculum by the Hartman Institute for a group of rabbinical and Jewish education students in conversations about Israel. She has been a fellow with Kevah in Berkeley and with AIPAC through the Leffell rabbinical student fellowship. Rachel has worked with Jewish youth in a number of capacities, including serving as the regional advisor for NFTY in San Francisco, and worked as a chaplain intern at Stanford Hospital last summer. Rachel received a B.A. in Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies from Brandeis University and an M.A. in Conflict Research, Management and Resolution from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem.