A native Michigander, dance party enthusiast, and lifelong activist, Rabbi Miriam graduated from the Jewish Theological Seminary Rabbinical School in 2018. In addition to her work as JUFJ’s Rabbi in Residence, she serves as the Co-Director of Community Organizing for the Conservative movement and the Lead Ruach Avodah faculty member for Avodah. Rabbi Miriam has previously worked at the New York University Bronfman Center for Jewish Student Life and Maryland Hillel, supporting college students in forming their Jewish identities. Prior to rabbinical school, she worked as a community organizer in Detroit and was an Avodah corps member in New Orleans where she worked at the Louisiana Fair Housing Action Center.
Rabbi Miriam lives in Washington DC, is married to a forester, and is the proud parent of the best kid she knows. She uses she/her/hers pronouns.