Lauren Oback, Director of Jewish Student Life, Broward County
Lauren Oback is thrilled to be joining the team at Hillel of Broward and Palm Beach as the Director of Jewish Life for Broward County.
Lauren has a rich background in Jewish youth education, programming, and engagement, having built and managed various programs within the Reform movement over the past decade. Most recently, Lauren spent three years at the Congregation of Reform Judaism in Orlando, FL, where she served as the Director of Programming, Engagement, and Experiential Education. Before making her way to Orlando, Lauren served the community she grew up in at Congregation Kol Tikvah in Parkland, FL. Her six years at Congregation Kol Tikvah was spent in various roles, including Director of Youth and Family Programming and Camp Messibah Director. Lauren began her career at Temple Beth Orr in Coral Springs where she taught in the early childhood center and religious school. She also served as Director of Camp Yeladim and was Youth Director for the middle school and high school youth groups.
Lauren is married to her husband Michael and they have a dog named Lola. They enjoy cruising, traveling, tennis and spending time with their family. Lauren's spare time is spent enjoying sushi, trying out escape rooms, and anything and everything Harry Potter!