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Rabbi Sue Silberberg
IU Bloomington

Sue Silberberg

Jewish Culture Center and IU Hillel

Expert Bio

Since 1989, after a year in Israel, Rabbi Sue Laikin Silberberg has been executive director of the Helene G. Simon Hillel Center at Indiana University. In April 2022, she was appointed director of the Jewish Culture Center. Silberberg is also committed to promoting diversity on campus. She helped found Bloomington United, a grassroots community organization dedicated to building diversity and responding to incidents of hate in Bloomington.

Silberberg grew up in Indianapolis. She attended Indiana University as an undergraduate, where she graduated with a Bachelor of Social Work. She attended the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College and was ordained in 1988. During Rabbinical school, she served as the Hillel director at the University of Delaware.

Areas of Expertise

Antisemitism, student life, Jewish community, Jewish learning, Jewish education.