How can Jewish practice and culture encourage more playfulness, rest and hope?
Rabbi Ilana Schwartzman is rabbi at Beth Haverim Shir Shalom in Mahwah, NJ. She spent the last 8 years serving Congregation Kol Ami in Salt Lake City, Utah. Prior to that, she was the Assistant Rabbi of Temple Beth Zion in Buffalo, New York. She received her undergraduate degree from the University of Virginia and went on to study Hebrew at Ben Gurion University in Beer Sheva, Israel. She was ordained in 2007 from Hebrew Union College – Jewish Institute of Religion in Cincinnati, Ohio.