Rabba Claudia Marbach recently received semicha from Yeshivat Maharat. She has launched a pop-up beit midrash for women in Boston, called One Night Shtender. She co-runs a partnership minyan called Yedid Nefesh in Newton, MA. She is currently working on several book projects and will do a unit of CPE this fall at Hebrew Senior Life on the topic of Trauma and Resilience. Before Yeshivat Maharat, Claudia was a middle school teacher at JCDS Boston, a pluralistic Jewish Day School, for fifteen years, where she developed the Rabbinics curriculum, taught tefillah and moral dilemmas. She founded and co-runs a partnership minyan and participates in interfaith dialogue through the Daughters of Abraham network. Claudia received her BA in English from Barnard College, and JD from Boston University. She studied at Michlala, Drisha and Pardes.