Natalie Louise Shribman grew up in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She attended Bates College in Lewiston, Maine and earned a degree in religious studies. In the summer of her junior year, Natalie attended Middlebury College’s Hebrew Language School. A month after finishing, she studied abroad in Jerusalem for a semester at Hebrew University. Natalie graduated from Bates in 2014 and went on to work for a year as a rabbinic intern at Temple Sinai in Pittsburgh before beginning her studies at Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion in Jerusalem and then Cincinnati. Since beginning her studies at HUC-JIR in Cincinnati, she has served congregations in Columbus, Indiana, Marion, Ohio, and Jefferson City, Missouri. Currently, she is the student rabbinical intern at Temple Beth El in Augusta, Maine under the auspices of the Center for Small Town Jewish Life in Maine. She teaches an adult Hebrew class at Wise Temple and helps out at a church youth group in the Cincinnati area. Natalie has served as both the camp director and coordinator of the Kids4Peace Cincinnati chapter, a camp that brings together Jewish, Christian, and Muslim students to participate in interfaith dialogue. For many summers now, Natalie has worked at Camp Tanamakoon in Ontario, Canada, as a canoe tripper, counselor, and athletic director. Outside of her studies, Natalie enjoys running, being in nature, and spending time with others.