Rabbi Jen Lader
Rabbi Jen Lader
Rabbi Jen Lader
Rabbi Jen Lader

Rabbi Jen Lader serves as a rabbi at Temple Israel in West Bloomfield. Ordained at HUC-JIR in Cincinnati, Jen is the “youth guru” at Temple Israel, running all teen-related endeavors and keeping up to date on the latest slang for the benefit of her elder colleagues. From Teen Mission — Metro Detroit’s collaborative summer Israel experience to alternative spring break trips around the world to social justice seminars to leadership initiatives to youth group retreats to formal high school programming and informal adventures, Jen has crafted an innovative, dynamic, engaging program for Temple Israel’s youth. As a fellow in the CLI (Clergy Leadership Incubator), she is currently focusing on supporting and encouraging “outside the box” thinking as it relates to synagogues, and alternative models of Jewish spiritual community and organizational transformation.

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