Sara Lopez (5th grade Hebrew) is excited to start her third year teaching with Temple Emanuel . Sara grew up in Orange County, CA, where she grew up with a deep appreciation of Jewish culture, education, music, and values. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Religious Studies from UC Sana’a Barbara, and a Master’s degree in Nonprofit Management and Leadership from Hebrew University. During her 6 years living in Israel, she met her husband Yosef Lopez, and their adorable toddler Avraham was born in Jerusalem. Sara is a classically trained singer, yoga practitioner, amateur painter, marathon runner, and passionate musical theatre lover.