Spiritual Leader Jennifer Singer holds a masters degree in Jewish Education from the Jewish Theological Seminary of America, and is a rabbinical student at the Aleph Alliance for Jewish Renewal, anticipating ordination in January, 2017.
She is a vibrant and passionate teacher, storyteller, and singer.
was one of 98 "career heroes" nominated for the Jewish Community Heroes award in 2011, sponsored by the Jewish Federations of North America
Jennifer believes that the role of the synagogue is to serve as a spiritual home in which people of all ages and backgrounds can explore Judaism in a safe, nurturing environment.
Many of us find our spirituality in nature, others in music and dance, still others in art and meditation.
combines all of these elements into the prayer experience, using traditional Jewish liturgy as well as modern poetry and song.
Services are filled with music and chant in both English and Hebrew.
Jennifer's extensive experience as an educator enables her
to create services that are accessible and enjoyable for everyone, regardless of one's level of Jewish education.
From baby namings to funerals, Jennifer
creates meaningful lifecycle observances in a manner that allows non-Jewish family members to feel welcome and included.
B'nai Mitzvah training program is customized to each student's particular interests, learning style, and goals, and involves parents and other family members in learning together.
The result is a Bar/Bat Mitzvah observance that is personal and meaningful.
In addition to her work at Kol HaNeshama, Jennifer is a Jewish communal professional who has served in Federations and other Jewish organizations.
She currently works for the American Technion Society, supporting Technion University in Haifa, Israel.
is the mother of two daughters, the older of whom lives and teaches in Seoul, South Korea; her
younger daughter is a student at the University of South Florida
is the adoptive "mother" of a rescued Siberian Husky, loves crossword puzzles, and is an avid scrabble player.