sberman [at] aju.edu
Phi Beta Kappa from the University of California, Santa Cruz
Ziegler School of Rabbinic Studies
Rabbi Sara Berman graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the University of California, Santa Cruz, with a degree in Women’s Studies.
She was ordained from Ziegler School of Rabbinic Studies in 2001, and she is a board-certified chaplain. In addition, Berman completed a chaplaincy residency at UCLA in the Neuropsychiatric Institute, where she later became a patient. Berman’s struggles with depression have inspired her to help end the stigma of mental illness. She has worked as a chaplain in both hospice and hospital settings and presently works as a chaplain at Kaiser Permanente.
Ben'Oni L'Benyamin: From Sorrow to Strength, my journey with depression (book)