staff - Jake Marmer

Jake Marmer is the Education and Programming Director of The Bronfman Fellowship. Jake's diverse teaching experience includes University of Pennsylvania and Adelphia University, Kehillat Hadar and the Pardes/Silicon Valley Beit Midrash, KlezKanada and KlezCalifornia. His poetry collections "The Neighbor Out of Sound" (2018) and "Jazz Talmud" (2012) were published by the Sheep Meadow Press. Jake's klezmer-jazz-poetry record "Hermeneutic Stomp" was released by the Blue Fringe Music 2013. He is a Ph.D. candidate at the CUNY Graduate Center's Department of Comparative Literature. Jake is the contributing editor/poetry critic for Tablet Magazine, and his essays have appeared in the Chicago Tribune, Jewish Review of Books, the Forward, and in various other publications. He lives in the Bay Area with his wife Shoshana and their two kids.