STACY OFFNER is the Rabbi of Temple Beth Tikvah in Madison, Connecticut and the Founding Rabbi Emerita of Shir Tikvah Congregation in Minneapolis, Minnesota. She served as Vice President of the Union for Reform Judaism from 2008-2010. Highlights of her career include serving as the elected chaplain of the Minnesota State Senate, being a member of the Reform Pension Board and serving as Chair of its Committee on Socially Responsible Investing, teaching Jewish Ethics at Hamline University, and guiding her congregations through the High Holidays with varied iterations of CCAR machzorim.
Rabbi Offner graduated magna cum laude from Kenyon College, and studied at the Jerusalem, Los Angeles and New York campuses of HUC-JIR.
She is married to Nancy Abramson, who was the Executive Director of Mental Health Resources in Minnesota and the Director of Project ORE for homeless and isolated Jews in lower Manhattan. Stacy has two adult step-children, Cantor Jill Abramson of Westchester Reform Temple in New York, and Dr. Charlie Abramson, an ER Doctor in Aspen, Colorado, and a son-in-law Rabbi Jonathan Malamy, of Jewish Home Lifecare in NYC. She is quite certain that the world revolves around her 3-year-old grandson, Eli Reuben Malamy.