Debbie Kram

Debbie Kram, the family education consultant at the Bureau of Jewish Education of Greater Boston, teaches in the DeLeT program at Brandeis University. Kram was the co-founding director of Ma’ayan, a program of intensive engagement with Jewish texts for women in Boston. A graduate of City College of New York with a B.A. in English and of Simmons College with an M.S. in library and information sciences, Kram served as a librarian at Brandeis and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. She is an alumna of the Mandel Jerusalem Fellows.

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