Rabba Ramie Smith

Rabba Ramie Smith is a graduate of Yeshiva University with a BA in English communications with emphasis in television writing and public relations and a focus in Women's Studies. She worked as an intern and freelance production assistant at Comedy Central's The Colbert Report. Ramie served as the congregational intern at Beth Sholom Congregation and Talmud Torah in Potomac, MD where she gave classes and worked on cultivating a vibrant teen community. This year she is a teacher with Manhattan College's Inside Outside program teaching Criminal Justice Ethics at the Rose M. Singer Center on Rikers Island. Ramie also moderates Jewish Public Media's innovative podcast "The Joy of Text" discussing issues of Judaism and Sexuality with Rabbi Dov Linzer, Dr. Batsheva Marcus and experts in various fields. Ramie is combining her training at Yeshivat Maharat with her experience in media serving as the executive producer at Aleph Beta, a website that produces animated Torah videos.