Claudia Marbach has been a middle school teacher at JCDS Boston, a pluralistic Jewish Day School, for the last fifteen years, where she developed a Toshba curriculum and also taught tefillah, chagim, and moral reasoning. She has a particular interest in the teaching of pluralism and in differentiated instruction. She founded and ran a partnership minyan in Newton, has been gabbait of a local women’s tefillah group, has tutored bnei mitzvah, and participates in interfaith dialogue through the Daughters’ of Abraham network. Claudia received her BA in English from Barnard College, her JD from Boston University, and has studied at Michlalah and Pardes. She lives in Newton, MA with her husband and son, two daughters (occasionally), and two chickens.