Rabbi Leah R. Berkowitz
Rabbi Leah Rachel Berkowitz (she/her/hers) is the spiritual leader of Congregation Kol Ami in Elkins Park, PA and serves as faculty at the URJ Six Points Creative Arts Academy. Leah is a past president of the Women’s Rabbinic Network, and has contributed to many Reform movement projects, including The Torah: A Women’s Commentary; The Sacred Calling: Four Decades of Women in the Rabbinate; Mishkan HaNefesh for Youth; and Prophetic Voices: Renewing and Reimagining Haftarah. She is the author of three picture books: The World Needs Beautiful Things, Queen Vashti's Comfy Pants, and The Moving Box Sukkah (Apples and Honey Press, September 2023), as well as the middle-grade midrash collection Maybe It Happened This Way: Bible Stories Reimagined (with co-author Erica Wovsaniker). You can find her on social media @rabbilrb or online at leahrachelberkowitz.com.