Jenna Mark is a fifth year cantorial student at Hebrew Union College’s Debbie Friedman School of Sacred Music. Originally from Houston, Texas, Jenna is an alumna of NFTY-TOR, URJ’s Greene Family Camp, and Kutz Camp, and earned a BFA in Theatre Performance from Nebraska Wesleyan University in Lincoln, Nebraska. In the years prior to HUC, Jenna worked as a full-time educator at Central Synagogue where she specialized in Shabbat, music, and t’filah for grades K-6. Her time in New York City also allowed her to teach religious school and to assist with youth groups at various synagogues in Manhattan. Jenna spent her year in Israel as the Cantorial Intern at Kehilat Har-El, Israel’s oldest Reform congregation, and in her time at HUC, Jenna has been part of ARZA’s HUC-JIR Clergy Fellowship, and received a Master’s Concentration in Israel Education as part of iCenter’s iFellows Israel Education Fellowship program. She has spent the past three years as the Cantorial Intern at Congregation B’nai Jeshurun in Short Hills, New Jersey. Jenna is honored to be joining the Temple Shaaray Tefila team as this year’s Cantorial Intern and cannot wait to get to know this wonderful community.