Lee Meyerhoff Hendler

Lee Meyerhoff Hendler is a past president of Chizuk Amuno Congregation and The Park School Board of Trustees in Baltimore, Maryland. She sits on a number of local and national boards and several of her family foundations and is a popular speaker on the subjects of family philanthropy and adult Jewish learning. She is the author of “The Year Mom Got Religion,” an autobiographical chronicle of adult Jewish transformation published by Jewish Lights in 1998 and the primary writer of “Freedom’s Feast: A Thanksgiving Celebration for the American People”, available on the web at www.freedomsfeast.us. The mother of four children ranging from 19 – 29, Lee currently team-teaches The Abraham Curriculum designed by the Florence Melton Adult Mini-School to introduce Jewish funders to key Jewish values and texts. Her synagogue recently launched the Hendler Learning Center, a walkable timeline of Jewish history set against the backdrop of world history. Apart from Pilates, kayaking and walking very fast, her passions are travel and Torah study.