…wonder, wisdom and whimsy from Rabbi Laura Novak Winer, RJE
Reform Rabbi & Jewish educator who cares about teens and young adults, wife & mother, yogini, lover of good food and good wine. I strive to live by the words of Rabbi Tarfon, ” It is not our duty to complete the work but we are not free to abstain from doing it.”
Rabbi Laura Novak Winer RJE is an expert in educating and engaging teens and young adults within institutions of Jewish learning. Prior to founding her own consulting firm, she worked for twelve years at the Union for Reform Judaism, helping to guide their youth programs. Her ‘Sacred Choices’ series of publications has won praise for sensitively discussing adolescent relationships in pragmatic and moral terms. Laura has led education efforts at Jewish schools, synagogues, and camps throughout the United States. She serves on the Board of the National Association of Temple Educators and especially enjoys volunteering at summer camp programs for youth.