Rabbi Danielle Leshaw

Title: Multi-Campus Educator

Rabbi Danielle (as most students call her) comes to Penn State Hillel via Athens, Ohio, where she served as Hillel at Ohio University’s Rabbi and Executive Director for 14 years. She recently relocated to the very Jewish community of Squirrel Hill in Pittsburgh, and she’ll be visiting State College frequently to enhance how Jewish students and staff experience and express their Judaism.
Also a writer, Rabbi Danielle has published in The New York TimesThe Jewish Daily ForwardTablet Magazine, and Kveller. She was honored to deliver the invocation for President Obama’s visit to Athens in October 2012.  Her invocation can be found on the Daily Kos.