Nechama Tamler has taught Bible to adults in a variety of settings: in the Florence Melton Adult Mini School at the APJCC and the Oshman Family JCC to the Yesod program at Congregation Emanu El in San Francisco, and in private groups in the Peninsula, using literature and Biblical narratives inter-textually. She currently consults for the BJE’s NESS initiative and leads professional development sessions for teachers in five synagogue schools. Nechama worked at the Jewish Community Federation and the BJE for over 20 years before returning to her passion of teaching and learning in 2005. In 1992, she spent a year studying in Israel as Jerusalem Fellow in the Mandel Leadership Institute. She received her BA from UC Berkeley and her MA from the University of Santa Clara and is a perennial student with a well developed curiosity.