Julie Benioff, Rabbinic Intern
Office: Dining Complex, Room 104
Julie Benioff, was born and raised in Berkeley, CA. After receiving a Bachelor of Science degree in Wildlife and Fisheries Biology from the University of Massachusetts Amherst, she moved to Fairbanks, Alaska. There she pursued a Master of Arts in Professional Communication and worked with non-profit environmental, housing, Native Alaskan, and Educational organizations. She was very active in the lay-led synagogue in Fairbanks, Congregation OrHaTzafon. She now attends the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College in Wyncote, PA. She recently completed the Davvenen’ Leadership Training Institute, an intensive master class which coaches trainees in the art of leadership of public ritual and prayer. A mother of two, she loves the outdoors, Jewish ritual, studying and exploring Torah’s relevance in our lives today, and creating sacred space and time with Jewish Communal Prayer. Other interests include environmental education and conservation, food and social justice, leadership training, and pastoral care.