Tema Smith

Tema Smith is the Director of Professional Development at 18Doors and a contributing columnist at The Forward whose writing has been published in MyJewishLearning, the Globe and Mail, and the Canadian Jewish News. Tema has worked to advance the conversation on racially diverse Judaism, working with organizations like Be’chol Lashon, the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College, and Toronto’s Miles Nadal JCC. Previously, Tema was the coordinator of Canada’s National Task Force on Holocaust Education, Remembrance and Research, an advisory council created to support Canada’s membership in the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance, and to develop resources for teaching about the Holocaust and antisemitism in Canada at all levels.