Lori Sagarin

lori@theicenter.org
Lori Sagarin

Lori B Sagarin RJE has served as the Director of Congregational Learning at Temple Beth Israel in Skokie, Illinois, since 1995. She is the former president of the National Association of Temple Educators (now ARJE), and is also the past president of the Chicago Association of Reform Jewish Educators. In addition to formerly serving on the advisory boards for for NEXTBOOK and Project Esther, Lori has served on the faculty of OSRUI since 1993. Lori completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Wisconsin and a Masters degree in Jewish Education from Hebrew Union College. In 2009, she was awarded an honorary doctorate in Jewish Religious Education for 25 years of dedicated service in Jewish education.

What are you happiest doing outside of work?

You can find me baking sourdough bread, throwing tennis balls to my Boston Terrier, Solomon, and reading, always reading. Looking for a good book recommendation? I am always happy to make one.

Lori Sagarin

Binge Watch Israel: Humor and Satire

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Lori Sagarin

The Things We Carry: Traditions

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