Courses by instructor: Rabbi Serena Eisenberg
Rabbi Serena Eisenberg is the Northern California Director of the American Jewish Community since February, 2018. Prior to that, she spent ten years as Executive Director of Hillels at Stanford University and Brown University, and on sabbatical in Israel as a Jerusalem Fellow at the Mandel Leadership Institute. She has taught in a variety of community settings throughout the Bay Area and served congregations in Half Moon Bay CA and Kalispell, Montana. She was ordained by the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College in 2002, where she studied as a Wexner Graduate Fellow. Before entering the rabbinate, she worked as an advocate and child welfare ombudsman in diverse settings such as the Bronx family court, the Alameda County Department of Social Services, and with UNICEF in Gambia, Africa, after earning a JD/MSW from UC Berkeley in 1993. Serena has five sons, and loves hiking and worldwide adventure.