Rabbi Rena Singer
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Growing and evolving is key to anything, religion
included-- and Rabbi Rena Singer is on a mission to make Judaism welcoming and
accessible to all. In her role as a rabbi at Temple Sholom of Chicago, she has
managed to make quite an impact, despite a pandemic. Rabbi Singer builds
connections and encourages thoughtfulness among young Jews involved in the
On the side, she is one of the founders of @modern_ritual, an
Instagram account that provides pluralistic Jewish content that is personal,
innovative and impactful. Page followers can attest to the warm community she's
created through the page. Rabbi Singer believes in the strength of community and
that impact is always greater together. She challenges her community to evaluate
and dig deeper into all things Jewish. If you don't follow her yet, check out
what she's all about at @modern_ritual.
She, Her, Hers
Rabbi at Temple Sholom
ON THE SIDE:
Modern Ritual, an Instagram that models accessible, beautiful Jewish
DESCRIBE YOURSELF IN 10 WORDS OR LESS:
nourisher of friends, relevant Judaism, and food
(well I'd really love to marry or be BFFs with him in real life but it's because
I feel like he captures my soul).
WHAT IS YOUR PROUDEST ACCOMPLISHMENT IN THE LAST 10 YEARS:
Building Modern Ritual- an online resource that seeks to
lower the barriers to people who want to find Judaism that fits in with the rest
of their life, without watering down the content. We have connected with tens of
thousands of people, personally answering their questions about