Highlight on Madrichim: Elana Eisner

Elana Eisner was raised in a conservative Jewish household and as a teenager discovered a deep interest in Jewish and religious studies. She grew up in a suburb of Chicago where Rabbi Philip Lipis, who served at her local synagogue, kindled her awareness of the...

Highlight on Madrichim – Herb Levine, Ph.D.

Mussar found its way to Herb Levine in 2011 at a serendipitous time in his professional life. “I was receiving feedback from my staff that I didn’t know how to be a supervisor,” Herb said. “I had never been trained to be a boss. I was trained as a professor and as a...

Highlight On Madrichim Featuring: Rabbi Joshua Boettiger

  Tell us a little about your spiritual/religious upbringing--were you raised with an active sense of spirituality in your Jewish faith?      I was raised by a Jewish mother and an Episcopalian father, who each had a lot of respect for the other’s tradition. It was a...

Highlight On Madrichim – Sonia Voynow

     Sonia Voynow was raised in a conservative Jewish home. Though she was bat mitzvahed and enjoyed the holidays with her family, she didn’t find “much in the way of spiritual connection.”       It wasn’t until she started her own family that she began a deeper...