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Sara Singer

Core Semikha, Class of 2027


Sara Singer is an educator, writer, and community builder. She serves as the Director of Marketing and Communications at Eshel, where she facilitates Eshel’s mission of building Orthodox communities where LGBTQ+ members are full participants.

Sara has over five years of teaching experience, including middle and high school Jewish Studies and special education. She graduated summa cum laude from Brandeis University with a BA in Near Eastern and Judaic Studies and earned a Master of Arts in Teaching through the DeLeT program, with a focus on teaching Tanakh and Talmud at the secondary level. In her spare time, Sara prepares students from a wide array of backgrounds for their Bar and Bat Mitzvahs, and is particularly sought after as a tutor for students with learning disabilities.

A member of Anshe Sholom Bnai Israel, Sara serves her community in a variety of ways, including checking the eruv and as a mikvah attendant. She also recently served on the Rabbinic Search Committee and as the shul’s Vice President of Education. Sara lives in Chicago with her wife, Isabel, where she can be found going on walks by Lake Michigan, listening to podcasts, and taking care of her houseplants.

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