2017 Fall Conference Speaker

Rabbi Elana Zaiman

Elana Zaiman, Author and Speaker, is the first woman rabbi from a family spanning six generations of rabbis. She serves as a chaplain in Seattle’s elder Jewish community and is a prolific writer. Elana travels throughout the US and Canada as a scholar-in-residence, speaker, and workshop facilitator. She has received rave reviews for her keynotes and workshops in synagogues, churches, interfaith-gatherings, social service agencies, geriatric residencies, law firms, women’s organizations, private salons, and elder-law and financial and estate-planning conferences. Elana lives in Seattle, Washington with her husband and son. In her book, The Forever Letter, Elana serves as your companion on a journey of self-discovery and deepening relationships.