Hineni - Here I Am: The Art of Inviting in the Creative Process in Daily Jewish Learning

September 3, 2024 at 9:00 am - 2:00 pm EDT
In Person: Beth El Synagogue, ECC

Rena Grosser, Early Childhood Educator and Judaic Aterlierista at the Bernard Zell Anshe Emet Day School in Chicago, will lead a day of in-person workshops in New Rochelle, NY on how to deepen creative processes with a Jewish foundation for our youngest learners.

Come ready to play and learn!

Rena Grosser
Rena Grosser

Rena Grosser is an Early Childhood Educator at Bernard Zell Anshe Emet Day School in Chicago. She has a background in art therapy and art education. She completed her undergraduate studies at Queens College and received her Masters in Creative Arts Therapy from Hofstra University. As a Judaic Atelierista, Rena believes in providing Jewish education that will nurture students with inspiration, spirituality, and a deeper connection to Jewish traditions through artistic expression and the 100 languages. Her mission is to create a warm, creative environment where young learners from all backgrounds are able to integrate Torah learning and values into their daily lives while deepening their connection to the Land of Israel as well as gain a greater understanding of their roles in the Jewish world. Through the creative process, she provides opportunities for students to create, reflect and share their connections and understanding of the Jewish values and Hebrew language. Rena has been a volunteer for Artists 4 Israel since 2013 and was one of the lead art therapists in helping to develop the Healing Arts Kits. She is also an artist and believes in the creative process as a model and tool for self expression and exploration. Rena is a mother of 3 and lives with her family in Evanston, IL.



  • After School and Beyond
  • Educator Training
  • Early Childhood
  • Family Engagement