Shine A Light on Antisemitism - Lessons for Grades K-2
Debra J. Siroka, RJE has been a congregational educator and consultant for more than 25 years. Debra has served congregations in the Midwest, Northeast, and Pacific Northwest, and as an educational consultant and curriculum writer for the American Jewish Archives, The Holocaust Center for Humanity in Seattle, and the Union for Reform Judaism. Involved in the performing arts since elementary school, Debra has studied theatre, dance & voice, and appeared in a variety of productions. Her areas of professional expertise have included youth engagement, family & community programming, and integrating the arts into educational settings. Just Theatre – Making a Scene, her pioneering endeavor, evolved out of her twin passions for theatre and social justice – offering a transformative approach to cultivate critical conversations around issues of social concern. In addition to her innovative Jewish educational work, Debra has been a vitally active member of the Association of Reform Jewish Educators (ARJE) a variety of leadership roles. She now serves on the Reform Movement’s Commission on Social Action as a representative from the ARJE and on the Faculty Commission for URJ Camp Kalsman. Debra is originally from Minneapolis and a graduate of the University of Cincinnati with a BA Magna Cum Laude in Judaic Studies and a M.ED. in Educational Administration. She resides in Sammamish, Washington, a suburb of Seattle. Debra is married with two grown children. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, binging Law & Order SVU, museums, and a good musical or dance concert.
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