Sally G. Klein-Katz - Hebrew Union College - Jewish Institute of Religion
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Sally G. Klein-Katz, MARE, RJE

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Instructor of Jewish Education


Academic Field: 
Jewish Education
Research Interests: 
Israel Education

Sally Klein-Katz is an Instructor of Jewish Education at HUC-JIR's Taube Family Campus in Jerusalem. She served for 12 years in Jewish education in the USA, directing summer camps and religious schools.  Shelly made aliyah in 1985, and has been educator/consultant/ coordinator of a variety of Israel seminars, tours and conferences mainly for groups from North America.

In 1989-91, she studied in the Jerusalem Fellows, rethinking the Israel Experience for the future.

Sally worked for a decade at Melitz (Centers for Jewish-Zionist Education) and is the chairperson and editor of Family Israel Experiences: The Ma Nishtana of Family Education Israel Trips, in addition to publishing other articles.

Sally has been on the faculty of HUC-JIR/Jerusalem since 1991. She was the Coordinator of the Legacy Heritage Program and currently serves on summer faculty of the Conservative Yeshiva of the United Synagogue.  Sally is an educational consultant to Merchavim, The Institute for the Advancement of Shared Citizenship in Israel, and is the author of Israel & Us for family educational programs (2012). She was the Coordinator/Faculty for the JESNA Graduate Seminars in Israel from 1999-2006. Sally was also the Education Consultant and Strategic Planning Consultant for Partnership 2000 for various USA Federations. From 2002 - 2006, Sally was responsible for Staff Development at the URJ Olin Sang Ruby Institute (OSRUI) camp in Wisconsin.

Since 1985, Sally lives with her husband, Rabbi Michael Klein-Katz in Jerusalem.


Current and Future Courses
Jewish Education Seminar In Israel