Rabbi Shoshana Leis

Rabbi Shoshana Leis serves as rabbi of Hebrew Congregation of Somers. She recently served as Director of Youth and Family Education at Romemu, a start-up synagogue in New York City. Prior to this, she served for seven years as rabbi (with her husband, Rabbi Ben Newman) at Har Shalom Center for Jewish Living in Ft. Collins, CO.

With her husband, Rabbi Shoshana co-founded an innovative Community called Shtiebel in ten Rivertowns of Westchester.

A graduate of the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College and Dartmouth College, she also studied at St. Petersburg University, the Conservative Yeshiva, and the Drisha Institute for Jewish Studies.

Rabbi Leis lives in Dobbs Ferry with her husband and two children, Gali and Isaiah. She loves to be in nature (always up for a nature walk!) and returning to her second homeland- Colorado.