MEGGIE KWAIT

MEGGIE KWAIT

Chativah Humanities

How would your family describe you in three words?
Loud, passionate, silly.

Tell us something interesting about your family’s Jewish roots.
I converted to Judaism when I was 19!

What has been your most formative Jewish experience?
Formative doesn’t work for me…Meaningful: Teaching a bat mitzvah, her mother, and her grandmother to lay tefillin.

What is your favorite tefilah?
Shabbat mincha amidah.

Which elementary school teacher had the biggest impact on you and why?
Mrs. Dinkel, because she loved grammar and taught it to me!

What was your proudest accomplishment as a child?
Winning Academic Pentathlon