Rabbi Julie Hilton Danan (Dah-NAHN) is a student and teacher of Jewish wisdom, who finds her inspiration in nature as well as in ancient texts. She grew up in Texas and has lived in Israel and California. Rabbi Julie is spiritual leader of Pleasantville Community Synagogue in Westchester, New York. Rabbi Julie was ordained through the ALEPH: Alliance for Jewish Renewal Rabbinical Program where she was a student of the late Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi, founder of the Jewish Renewal movement. She holds a PhD in Hebrew Studies (Rabbinic Literature and Culture) from the University of Texas at Austin. Enjoy her teachings as The Nature Rabbi at http://wellspringsofwisdom.com/ and her nature photography on Instagram @wellsprings.