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Tema Smith

Holy Blossom Temple
Director of Community Engagement
Toronto, Canada Area
Tema Smith is the Director of Community Engagement at Holy Blossom Temple and a Crown Family IFJE Fellow in the inaugural cohort of the Interfaith Families Jewish Engagement program at Hebrew College (Newton, MA). A sought after speaker on issues of Jewish diversity, Tema has presented or facilitated conversations at events such as the Toronto Jewish Film Festival, Limmud Toronto, and Where Sinai Meets Spadina: Downtown Tikkun Leyl Shavuot. Tema is a Professional Affiliate of Big Tent Judaism, an organization dedicated to creating pathways to Jewish life for those who feel unaffiliated, marginalized, or disenfranchised from mainstream Jewish life. She is also the Toronto representative of Be'chol Lashon, an organization that advocates for ethnic, cultural, and racial inclusiveness in the Jewish community. Tema holds a BA(Hon) in Cultural Studies and Philosophy from Trent University, and was a Master's student under the Canada Research Chair in Modern Jewish Thought at McMaster University. She has also studied as a visiting graduate student at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.You can find Tema online at www.temasmith.com or on Twitter @temasmith.

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