Rebecca Schwartz has been working in the Jewish community for more than twenty years. Raised in Michigan, she spent a post-college year in Israel and pursued joint masters degrees in social work and Jewish studies. Rebecca spent seven years at the Union for Reform Judaism, serving as a primary resource for lay leaders on the West Coast and advising synagogues on program development and community-building.
As our membership engagement director, Rebecca is responsible for engaging congregants in planning and implementing programs, connecting new members to the synagogue community, and building ways for members to deepen engagement and connection with CBJ.
She also teaches classes for Kevah, with a particular focus on feminism and women’s role in Judaism. Rebecca lives in Belmont with her husband and two daughters.