Founder and Executive Director
BA, Religious Studies, Yale University
MS, International Relations, Georgetown University
Pardes Institute, Jerusalem
Kevah Group Topics: Introduction to Judaism, Torah portion of the week, Jewish Parenting, Jewish Mindfulness
Sara Heitler Bamberger is the founder, director, and one of the educators for Kevah. Prior to her work at Kevah, Sara was the founder and director of the Religion, Politics and Globalization Program at the University of California in Berkeley, and the founding director of The Curriculum Initiative, an organization that supports Jewish students in private schools around the country. She was a founding staff member of Gann Academy, a pluralistic Jewish high school in the Boston area.
Sara, born and bred in Colorado, now lives in Berkeley with her husband, Ken, a law professor at UC Berkeley School of Law, and their five children.