Samantha Vinokor-Meinrath

Samantha Vinokor-Meinrath

Dr. Samantha Vinokor-Meinrath is a lifelong Jewish educator and learner. A native New Yorker, Samantha has lived and taught in Israel, Washington DC, and currently serves as the Associate Director of Adolescent Initiatives at the Jewish Education Center in Cleveland, Ohio. Samantha's passion is engaging and connecting with Jewish teens, and she also consults and teaches for BBYO, Gratz College, and other organizations throughout the Jewish community. Samantha is an alumna of the University of Pittsburgh, the Jewish Theological Seminary, and the Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies, and recently completed her Doctorate in Educational Leadership at Gratz College, where her dissertation research, An Exploration of Jewish Identity Development in Generation Z, was recognized with the L. Bernard Rabinowitz Memorial Award. Samantha is an avid reader, knitter, and traveler. She lives in Pepper Pike, Ohio, with her husband and two dogs.