Sandra Anusiewicz-Baer is a Berlin based Jewish educator. She holds B.A. and M.A. degrees in education, Jewish studies and Islamic studies. After working at the Jewish Museum Berlin and at the Berlin Office of the American Jewish Committee, supervision educational projects, she served as head of the educational department and later as the head of the cultural department of the Jewish community in Berlin before she left to pursue her doctoral studies in education. Her dissertation about the alumni of the Jewish High School in Berlin asked how the education of the school influences the students’ self-perception and identity. The dissertation, which was published under the title “The Jewish Gymnasium in Berlin – Identity and Jewish Schooling since 1993” was awarded the Humboldt-Prize in the category “Judaism and anti-Semitism”. As a passionate educator, Anusiewicz-Baer founded and worked as editor of “Familienmentsch”, the first Jewish family magazine for the German-speaking region. At present, Anusiewicz-Baer works as the Chief Operating Officer of the Zacharias Frankel College, a rabbinical seminary established in 2013 to train Masorti/conservative rabbis. Sandra is currently teaching Religion Pedagogy at the School of Jewish Theology at the University of Potsdam.
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