Meet Rabbi Carrie Vogel, Director of Undergraduate Initiatives

Photo of Carrie VogelRabbi Carrie Vogel serves Director of Undergraduate Initiatives, where she oversees the American Jewish University’s new Jewish Learning Experience, providing high school students the opportunity to earn undergraduate college credit for learning which takes place in their home community.  Rabbi Vogel received a Master of Arts in Jewish Education, as well as rabbinic ordination from Hebrew Union College here in Los Angeles, and fulfilled her early childhood units at American Jewish University.  Her undergraduate degree is in English Literature from the University of Cincinnati. 

Before coming to AJU, she worked for 14 years at Kehillat Israel, in the Pacific Palisades, overseeing all programming for students in kindergarten through twelfth grade.  In that time, she developed a nationally recognized Hebrew program, a unique outdoor education option for religious school and a project-based learning curriculum.  She has written on several topics pertaining to Judaism and family life, including adoption, infertility, intentional curriculum design and nontraditional families. 

Read AJU's announcement welcoming Rabbi Vogel HERE

Read Rabbi Vogel's Article on Revolutionizing Jewish Education for Teens HERE

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