The artwork on this note card was created by 5768 WRJ Art Calendar artist Césan d’Ornellas Levine.
Jennifer Brodkey Kaufman
Chair, Commission on Social Action
Jennifer Brodkey Kaufman is the chair of the Commission on Social Action of Reform Judaism. She is also a member of the Union for Reform Judaism's North American Board of Trustees and its Oversight Committee. She is a past chair of the URJ Resolutions Committee and has served on numerous committees and task forces of the URJ.
Jennifer grew up in Chicago and received a degree in Classics from Washington University in St. Louis. She worked as a union organizer in Chicago, lived in Austin, Texas, and moved to Sacramento, California in 1979. Jennifer is a past president of Congregation B'nai Israel and remains an active member. She is an attorney who worked for the California Court of Appeal for more than 27 years and is a past president of Women Lawyers of Sacramento. She has been involved in a variety of social justice efforts in her community.