Rachael Simon is an educator, wife, and mother of two daughters from the Elkins Park suburb of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She has taught both religious and secular topics in non-denominational, Orthodox, and Reform Jewish settings. Rachael is currently the Religious School Director for Congregation Kol Ami in Elkins Park, a Reform congregation. She holds a master’s degree in Jewish Education from Gratz College as well as a bachelor’s degree in International Politics from Georgetown University. Born to a Jewish father and a Catholic mother, Rachael was raised Jewish in the Reform movement before undergoing an Orthodox conversion.