Susan R. Karon is the Member Engagement Manager for Temple Beth Elohim in Wellesley, MA. A large Reform Congregation west of Boston. She has been working for the temple for 25 years in various capacities, and is known for being the Jewish mother of the congregation, worrying and nurturing everyone. Susan is a Life Member of Hadassah and on the board of the Program and Engagement Professionals of the Union of Reform Judaism. She has a BA in Judaic Studies from the American University. She lives in Maynard, MA with her husband Jeff an Accountant. She loves to cook and bake, read, and travel.