Jenna Englender

Jenna Englender is a member of the class of 2019 at Yeshivat Maharat. She is the Director of Outreach and Educational Initiatives at Beth David Synagogue in West Hartford, CT. She has previously served as the Assistant Director of Recruitment for the Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies, as well as Communications Fellow for the Samuel Bronfman Foundation. Jenna is a member of the founding cohort of the Hillel Rabbinic Entrepreneurs Fellowship and has facilitated community conversations around conversion as co-founder of the Orthodox Converts Network. She is a graduate of the Kevah Teaching Fellowship in Berkeley, CA. Jenna holds a B.A. cum laude from the Gallatin School at NYU and lives in West Hartford with her husband, Sam and daughter, Maya.