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Dr. Jane Sherwin Shapiro - 2017 Award Recipient

As Co-Founder of OROT: Center for New Jewish Learning in Skokie, IL, Dr. Jane Sherwin Shapiro teaches students of all ages from across the religious spectrum. Founded in 2014, OROT serves over 500 students each year through weekly classes and immersive learning experiences where students learn to integrate serious text study with alternative creative expression, in learning spaces that range from artists’ studios to Yoga studios, and from botanical gardens to kitchens.