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Rabbi Julia Weisz

Rabbi Julia Weisz is Congregation Or Ami's Director of Education and one of Or Ami’s rabbis.  An innovative educational leader, was ordained as Rabbi in May, 2011, Rabbi Weisz previously earned her Masters degree in Jewish Education in 2009, both from Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion in Los Angeles. Rabbi Weisz grew up in Dallas, Texas, and graduated Southern Methodist University with a BA in Psychology and Religious Studies.

Rabbi Weisz sits on the clinical faculty of the Rhea Hirsch School of Jewish Education, and teaches sessions on pastoral counseling in the rabbinic program at Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion. She served on the editorial committee for Mishkan R'fuah: Where Healing Resides, a healing prayerbook of the Central Conference of American Rabbis. Rabbi Julia lives with her husband David, and their son Noam, daughter Madeline and dog Pitzi. She spends her free time reading, cooking, training for the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Three Day Walk, traveling, and eating great food.

Workshop 3: "Engaging the Whole Family in Learning"

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