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Samantha Kahn

Rabbi Samantha Kahn is the Bay Area Director for InterfaithFamily, a national resource supporting interfaith couples exploring Jewish life and inclusive Jewish communities.  Previously, she served as the Assistant Rabbi of Congregation Emanu El in Houston, TX, where for six-years she was nicknamed the ‘Chief Engagement Officer’ for her warm presence and ability to create meaningful connections.  Born into the vibrant Jewish community of Miami, Florida, Rabbi Kahn is truly a product of Jewish communal institutions and deeply values the multitude of organizations which exist to enrich our community.  She received her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Florida, majoring in Political Science and Religion, and earned rabbinic ordination from Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion in Los Angeles.  There she also received a Master of Arts in Jewish Nonprofit Management, Masters of Hebrew Letters and a Certificate in Jewish Communal Service.  She is a devoted mother and wife who is most content when seeing her husband and children giggling.  Be in touch with Rabbi Kahn at Tel: (832)776-7382 or SamanthaK@InterfaithFamily.com.