Assistant Director of Family Life and Learning
Calle has been a Kadima teacher at BJ since 2019 and brings a wealth of experience to the Family Life and Learning department. They are a graduate of the Albert A. List College Joint Program with Columbia University and the Jewish Theological Seminary (JTS), receiving a B.A. in History from Columbia and a B.A. magna cum laude in Ancient Jewish Studies from JTS. Calle also holds an M.A. in Jewish Education from the William Davidson School of Jewish Education at JTS.
A native of Syracuse, New York, Calle has worked for a wide variety of Jewish organizations, including the Jewish Museum and the NYU Bronfman Center. They also served as the Judaica Program Area Leader for the JCC of Greater Rochester Camp Seneca Lake, and as a staff member for the Etgar 36 teen summer journey. In addition to their prior experience at BJ, Calle has been a member of the faculty at the Syracuse Community Hebrew School and the Rabbi Jacob H. Epstein School of Jewish Studies.