Meet Our


Rabbi Elana Kanter

Director, Senior Faculty Member

Rabbi Elana Kanter, Director of the Women’s Jewish Learning Center, is a graduate of Barnard College and a member of the first class of women rabbis of the Jewish Theological Seminary. She was ordained in 1989. In 1998, Rabbi Kanter received the Covenant Award for Exceptional Jewish Educators for her work in Adult Jewish Learning.

Rabbi Tracee Rosen

Senior Faculty Member

Rabbi Tracee Rosen received her B.A. and M.B.A from Washington University.  She serves as the spiritual leader of Beth Emeth Congregation in Sun City West, and before that at Temple Gan Elohim in the West Valley. She is a popular teacher of adult learning all around the Valley. Before coming to Phoenix, Rabbi Rosen served as spiritual leader of Congregation Kol Ami in Utah, and as a member of the rabbinic staff at Valley Beth Shalom in Encino, California. She was ordained at the Ziegler School of Rabbinic Studies, where she received numerous awards for academic excellence. Prior to rabbinical school, she was a banker, working for one of the top banking corporations in the country.