Jayce Koester (they/them) is a teacher, chaplain-in-progress, and third year Hebrew College rabbinical student living on Wampanoag and Massachusetts land, often referred to as Boston with their spouse and two cats. Before moving for rabbinical school Jayce lived, learned, and organized on Dakhóta and Anishinaabe land in Bdeóta Othúŋwe, often referred to as Minneapolis. They spent time with a variety of community organizations including Jewish Community Action, Shir Tikvah, J-Pride, and North Star Health Collective. Jayce loves learning Torah with all ages and is an enthusiastic niggun singer, text nerd, and lover of all things that grow (people included). They’re always excited to talk about ritual, science fiction, and what they’re cooking this week.