Rebbetzen Naomi

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Naomi grew up in Manchester and moved to London as a student over 20 years ago. She has been actively involved in communal synagogue life, first as a youth director at Hampstead Garden Suburb Synagogue and then as Rebbetzin of Watford Synagogue and most recently, Barnet Synagogue. She has created and led many dynamic, creative and popular programmes and events and is passionate about showing the beauty and wisdom in Judaism particularly in regards to women.

Naomi is a Child Psychodynamic Psychotherapist and has a BA in Business and MA’s in Psychodynamic Approaches to Working with Adolescents, and in Child, Adolescent and Family Psychological Therapy both from the Tavistock.

Naomi is also the founder and director of Noa Girls, a charity that provides practical, emotional and therapeutic support to adolescent girls in the Orthodox Jewish community. In 2015 Naomi was listed as one of the ‘ones to watch’ in the Jewish News’ 40 under 40 leaders in the Jewish community and she was recently selected to be one of only 20 participants on the prestigious Women and Girls Senior Leader Programme with Clore Social Leadership.

Naomi is a graduate of the Suzy Bradfield Educational leadership program and is currently on the Rabbinic Careers Steering Group, the Tribe Oversight Group and the Advisory Panel for the Rebbetzins Professional Development Programme.

Rabbi Lerer and Naomi have four sons, Zevi, Amichai, Yishai, Gadi and one daughter, Yakira.

Shabbat UK Communal Lunch – 2nd March

Shabbat UK Communal Lunch – 2nd March 2019   Rabbi Lerer and Rebbetzin Naomi invite you to join them for a very special Communal Lunch with Special Guest…

Shabbat UK @Central – 1st/2nd March

  Shabbat has always been Central to the Jewish People. Make Shabbat Central to your week. Make Shabbat at Central Synagogue.   On 1st and 2nd March 2019,…

The Great London Challah Make – 28th February

Central. New West End and Western Marble Arch Synagogues present The Great London Challah Make  Join Rebbetzin Naomi and other local Rebbetzins at Western Marble Arch Synagogue with…

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