Talia Kaplan

Talia Kaplan (she/her) was a 2018-2019 Eisendrath Legislative Assistant at the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism. Talia graduated with high honors in Government from Wesleyan University, where she was elected to Phi Beta Kappa, completed certificates in Jewish & Israel Studies and Middle Eastern Studies, and wrote a thesis on experiential Israel education and attitude formation. Outside of the classroom, Talia co-created a new leadership structure for the Wesleyan Jewish community; developed a campus interfaith network; taught Hebrew school; and interned with T’ruah: The Rabbinic Call for Human RightsJuvenile Law Center, and Leo Baeck Education Center. Talia’s legislative portfolio includes immigration, refugees, human trafficking, civil liberties, and campaign finance reform. She will be working alongside RAC-TX on their legislative priorities.