Gila Hadani Ward
Gila Hadani Ward is the director of lay resources, part of the Union for Reform Judaism’s Strengthening Congregations team. She previously served as a congregational educator, working with learners of all ages, but especially teens. Gila holds a law degree and a master’s degree in Jewish education.
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