About Rabbi Lakein
Rabbi Diane Tiferet Lakein
holds a B.A. from Princeton University in East Asian Studies
and International Politics, an M.A. in anthropology –
with a certificate in Women’s Studies – from
the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, and a Masters of
Jewish Education from Hebrew College.
Born in San Francisco, she
spent time in Stockholm, Sweden as a child (1975-1981) and
in Beijing, China as an undergraduate student (1985-1987).
She moved to Germany in the mid-1990s and has lived there
ever since. She was ordained in January 2017 by ALEPH –
Alliance for Jewish Renewal in Broomfield, CO, USA.
Rabbi Diane Tiferet currently
serves two liberal communities: Chawurah Gescher in Freiburg,
Germany, and Migwan in Basel, Switzerland – and is
the mother of two daughters.