Meet Renee Kramer

Meet Renee Kramer! She is our new teacher for Lev Simcha Religious School at Beth Ami.
Renee grew up in Cleveland, Ohio, attended Hebrew and Sabbath School and was confirmed at Temple on the Heights (currently B’nai Jeshurun), a Conservative Congregation.
Renee graduated from Ohio State University with a Bachelor of Science in Education and taught sixth grade middle school in Ohio. After moving to California, she started the Little Rascals Nursery School, then The Mountain School for Creative Learning. She later moved to Ukiah where she taught K–1 at Mariposa School. At the same time, she taught an after-school Jewish class in Ukiah.
Renee moved to Sonoma County to teach at the Tree of Life Jewish Day School with Daniel Lev who is now a rabbi in the East Bay. More recently, Renee has been a CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) for children in the Foster Care System.
In her spare time, Renee participates in, Qigong, meditation, gardening, hiking, and does volunteer work. She loves animals and has two cats. She looks forward to teaching Jewish Studies at Beth Ami!