Jessica Kate Meyer

Jassica Kate Meyer167Jessica Kate Meyer is the assistant rabbi and co-music director for Romemu.  She was ordained June 2014 by Hebrew College Rabbinical School, and strives to build community through prayerful music, and music through prayerful community. During her rabbinic training she developed inter-generational education programs and prayer services for Temple Beth Zion in Brookline, MA, interned with a Masorti community in Tel Aviv, and spent a year in Jerusalem directing leadership programs for the non-profit organization Encounter. As a musician, Jessica served as ‘Jewish music specialist’ and led ‘nigun labs’ in Boston area synagogues.   She performed as vocalist/storyteller/fiddler in a klezmer band with Hankus Netsky, and studied and performed sacred Jewish music with rabbis and paytanim while living in Jerusalem. After graduating from Wellesley College with a degree in Middle Eastern Studies, Jessica pursued graduate theater training in London, and appeared in many film, theater, and television projects in Europe and the United States: most notably, in Roman Polanski’s The Pianist.