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Repair the World Baltimore

Rabbi Jessy Dressin (she/her) is a member of Cohort II of the Created Equal Educators Fellowship of the Shalom Hartman Institute of North America, works as the Executive Director of Repair the World Baltimore, and serves as the rabbi on staff for the organization, nationally. In her role, she gets to work as both practioner, stewarding her local community program, as well as, engage at a high level around vision, mission and values for the organization as it relates to curriculum, culture and organizational growth. Previously, Jessy spent 7 years working as a community rabbi, focusing on changing trends and behaviors of next generation Jews wanting to find relevance and resonance of Jewish tradition in their lives and communities. She founded Charm City Tribe and worked as the Director of Jewish Life for the JCCs of Greater Baltimore. Jessy has rabbinic ordination from the Hebrew Union College – Jewish Institute of Religion, as well as an M.A. in both Hebrew Letters and Jewish Education from the College. She is an alum of the University of Maryland, College Park. She strives to focus on three primary goals of Judaism as part of her work: personal meaning making, the imperative to be part of a collective, and the responsibility to make the world a more just and whole place for all its inhabitants. 

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