Teen Experiential Education Specialist
Alisha Pedowitz is an experiential Jewish educator whose work revolves around building and fostering community, and utilizing community as a primary means to shape Jewish identity and inspire Jewish learning. Alisha has worked at Camp Alonim, New Community Jewish High School, Milken Community High School, and was a founding faculty member at Brawerman Elementary School East of Wilshire Boulevard Temple. She is also the founder of Embracing Wholiness, a program for Jewish teens that explores issues of body- and self- image, and identity formation in the context of community, examining how our interactions and relationships within our communities impact our sense of self. Alisha holds an MBA in Nonprofit Management and an MAEd with a concentration in Experiential Education from American Jewish University, as well as a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Stanford University. She is most importantly the proud mom of Itai and Faye.