6th & 8th Grade
Jennifer Baumer teaches Judaic Studies in the Middle School. Jennifer has been at Brandeis since 2000 and taught Social Studies and Language Arts for eighteen years before turning her focus to Judaic Studies. Originally from Los Angeles, Jennifer now lives in the East Bay and has lived in Northern California since 1996. She holds a master’s degree in Humanities from San Francisco State University and is currently working her way through the entire Talmud by reading a page a day in the seven and a half year Daf Yomi cycle. She has two cats - named Romeo and Juliet- and a dog - named Tybalt - in honor of her love of teaching Romeo and Juliet. Jennifer and her husband Adam have two daughters, one of whom will graduate from Brandeis in 2023.