Sarah Ruderman Wilensky works for the Harold Grinspoon Foundation on the PJ Goes to School Team, bringing the magic of PJ Library books and their values into Early Childhood Education settings through teacher training, resources and curriculum development.
Sarah is an experienced Jewish Educator and the founder of JewFood, where she specializes in teaching about Jewish identity, holidays and values through cooking and eating. Sarah is a Food Blogger for Interfaith Family where she also serves as a member of their Advisory Council.
Sarah has worked with students of every age, and most recently was the Jewish Educator at the JCC’s of Greater Boston’s Early Learning Centers. She has previously worked as a Synagogue Director of Education, Family Educator and in camps, universities and with seniors. Sarah has an undergraduate degree in Theater Arts from Muhlenberg College and studied in the MARE program at Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion in New York. She is a StorahTelling trained educator, is trained in Torah Godly Play, has been a member of the 92Y’s Shababa Network, is a member of Hazon’sJewish Food Educator’s Network.
Sarah was a presenter at last year’s inaugural Paradigm Project conference and is thrilled to be back this year.