Rabbi Cookie Lea Olshein

Rabbi Cookie Lea Olshein is in her 6th year as rabbi of Temple Israel of West Palm Beach, FL, after serving as a rabbi in Austin, TX, for four years. Her childhood interest in justice led her to decision at the age of 12 to become a lawyer. After practicing law for more than 10 years, she decided to combine turn her passion for Jewish learning and “Jewish doing” into her career and began her rabbinic studies at Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion