Vicky Kelman is an independent consultant who has focused her professional work on engaging families in shared Jewish experiences and empowering them to take charge of their own Jewish lives. “Re-wired” from the The Jewish Family Education Project at the BJE (now, Jewish Learning Works) in San Francisco, she continues to be involved in family education, staffing Ohr Lanu, a family camp for families with special needs kids at Ramah (Ojai, CA) , leading family activities at the annual Passover retreat at Ramah, facilitating parenting workshops in local synagogues and schools, developing both Kol Nidre and Tikkun Lel Shavuot experiences for families. The author of many published works in this field, she received the Covenant Award in 2003.
Over six sessions, participants in Wise Women will learn from inspiring women educators of the Bay Area. Each session will focus on the educator’s favorite Jewish sources and how these connect to their vision, passion, and work in the Jewish community.