Marisa Kaiser

Marisa Kaiser

Marisa Kaiser, RJE, (she/her) serves as the Charles S. Ackerman Senior Director of Learning & Engagement at Temple Sinai Atlanta in Sandy Springs, Georgia. In this role, Marisa led the education team in the Preschool, youth and teen education programs, and adult education through a strategic visioning and change process to engage families and learners of all ages in meaningful, personal and quality Jewish learning experiences. Marisa is the current President of the Association of Reform Jewish Educators (ARJE), representing all types of Jewish educators throughout the reform movement. Marisa serves as a member of the URJ North American Board, is a proud faculty member at URJ Camp Coleman, a member of the Education Director’s Council of Atlanta and has and continues to serve on multiple taskforces, thinktanks and fellowships, both inside and outside of the reform movement, on various topics across the Jewish education landscape. Marisa received a Master’s in Jewish Education from the University of Judaism and a bachelor's from the Ohio State University. Prior to joining Temple Sinai in 2014, Marisa was the Alpert-Waldman Family Director of Education Chair at Congregation Shir Ha-Ma’alot in Irvine, California and Religious School Principal at Temple Judea in Tarzana, California. She is married to her husband Michael, and they have three sons, Ryan, Benjamin and Nathan.

Clinging to the Blessings of Jewish Education

Rabbi Stacy Rigler
Marisa Kaiser
August 1, 2022
For the past two years, it has felt like much of what we have valued was sinking and all we could do was watch and grieve. But if we really look back, we realize that there is so much we've learned.