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. He is the author of the poetry collections Cosmic Diaspora (Station Hill Press, 2020), The Neighbor Out of Sound (Sheep Meadow Press, Oct 2018), and Jazz Talmud (Sheep Meadow 2012). 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. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.