Rabbi Claudia Kreiman is TBZ’s associate Rabbi and has been with us since September 2007. She grew up in Santiago, Chile. Her father is a Rabbi and has served many different communities in Chile and elsewhere. At age 18 she moved with her family to Argentina. In 1996, she moved to Israel and entered the Rabbinical School of the Schechter Institute for Jewish Studies, the Israeli Conservative Seminary, where she was ordained in 2002. After ordination, Rav Claudia became the Rabbi for NOAM, the Masorti-Conservative Youth Movement in Israel.
Rav Claudia was a Rikma Fellow, an educational organization that seeks to breathe new fire into Jewish life in Israel by building original communities and strengthening existing ones through training and support of leadership. She was also a Rabbinic Fellow of B’nei Jeshurun, New York. In addition, she helped to build Hokhmat Halev, a spiritual community for secular Israelis in Ramat Hasharon, Israel. Prior to TBZ, Rav Claudia was the Jewish Studies director at JCDS in Watertown. MA. She is married to Rabbi Ebn Leader and they have one daughter, Alma.