ABOUT THE EVENT:
Dr. Brene Brown’s teachings on vulnerability, courage, worthiness and shame, will serve as the text, and Kabbalah
will serve as the commentary. We will engage together in this guide to living a whole-hearted life, weaving Dr.
Brown’s research and anecdotes, with the timeless teachings of Kabbalah.
ABOUT THE SPEAKER:
Executive Director of Kabbalah Experience, Melanie Gruenwald brings over 25 years of non-profit leadership and community-organizing to her position. Engaged with senior citizens, families, college students, and teens, Melanie has extensive professional experience with communal leadership and informal Jewish education.
Melanie is energized by building relationships, understanding people’s needs and finding ways to connect them to one another. She loves the balance of organizational leadership and teaching which she engages on a daily basis at Kabbalah Experience.
She earned her B.S. in Psychology from Binghamton University (S.U.N.Y), and Masters in Social Work and Certificate in Jewish Communal Service from the Wurzweiler School of Social Work at Yeshiva University. Melanie has pursued additional Judaic and spiritual studies at the Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies, the Conservative Yeshiva, and most recently, Kabbalah Experience.
Melanie is married to Rabbi Salomon Gruenwald, Associate Rabbi at the Hebrew Educational Alliance, and is mom to three children, Koby (z”l), Hannah, and Micah.+ More... - Less...
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