About our Rabbi

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Rabbi Catharine Clark grew up in Ohio.  She studied anthropology at The Ohio State University and earned an M.A. in Near Eastern archaeology from the University of Chicago.  A graduate of the University of Chicago Law School, Rabbi Clark clerked for the Honorable Sarah Evans Barker of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Indiana and worked as an associate at Cleary Gottlieb Stein & Hamilton LLP in New York.
 
She was ordained by the Jewish Theological Seminary in 2012 where she was awarded the Cyrus Adler Prize.  During her years at JTS, Rabbi Clark taught at Camp Ramah Berkshires and Camp Ramah Nyack.  She also served on the food conference committee for Hazon, a leader in the new Jewish food movement.  Her student pulpit experience includes work at The Shaar Shalom in Halifax, Nova Scotia and Temple Adath Sharon in Sharon, Massachusetts.
 
She and her husband, Eric Robinson, have two children Naomi, age 4, and Miriam, age 1.