Courses by instructor: Rabbi Susan Leider
A Southern California native, Rabbi Leider received her Bachelor of Music and Masters of Fine Arts degrees from the University of California at Irvine. At the Ziegler School of Rabbinic Studies in Los Angeles, she earned her Master of Rabbinic Studies degree in 2002 and rabbinic ordination in 2006. Since ordination, she has served as assistant rabbi and later as associate rabbi at Temple Beth Am in Los Angeles. She currently serves as Senior Rabbi at Congregation Kol Shofar in Tiburon. In the broader community, she brings her passion to congregation-based community organizing, building power for sustainable social and economic change through interfaith efforts.