Tamar Zaken

Tamar Zaken has spent over a decade directing service learning Beit Midrash programs at Memizrach Shemesh, the Center for Jewish Social Leadership based in Jerusalem. She graduated from the Joint Program at Columbia University and the Jewish Theological Seminary of America and received a Masters degree in Social Work from Wurzweiler School of Social Work at Yeshiva University. Tamar is an informal educator, and community worker and now spends time translating Sephardic Rabbinic texts to expose English speaking audiences to their inspiring message of inclusion and justice.