Sharon Jaffe

Kohenet Sharon Jaffe lives in Minnesota, the heartland of this continent. I offer ritual leadership for bat Torah/Mitzvah, marriage, funerals, and any other life cycle transition; for Makom Shalom a Jewish Women’s Sacred Circle (on fb or; for planetary transformations like climate justice, white anti-racism, and justice among Jews & our neighbors everywhere and anywhere.  Also, I love altar making for Torah journeys, or any other journey.


Ellie Barbarash

Ordained in 2009, Kohenet Ellie Barbarash lives and works in Philadelphia as an occupational and infection control safety specialist; and serves Kohenet community as a Sho’eret, a ritual Guardian.  She develops innovative learning experiences, ritual, and midrash; and sings, plays djembe and wooden flutes with prayer leaders in community. Ellie teaches and writes about Chevra Kaddisha safety; and has led workshops exploring working class and poor perspectives; anti-racism and diversity; lesbian and feminist empowerment; disability access; just decision-making, mediation and equitable voices.  She is available for consultation, personal and individual life cycle events and talismans.


Sarah Shamirah Chandler

Sarah Shamirah Chandler is the C.C.O (Chief Compassion Officer) and team leader for the Jewish Initiative for Animals (JIFA), where she works to support Jewish institutions to establish meaningful food policies rooted in Jewish ethics and animal welfare. She recently served as the Director of Earth Based Spiritual Practice for Hazon's Adamah Farm and teaches, writes and consults on a national level on issues related to Judaism, the environment, mindfulness, food values, and farming. She is available to facilitate rituals such as weddings, baby namings, b'nai mitzvah, as well as crafting personalized ceremonies that support individuals through infertility, divorce, death of a loved one and more.