Lois Shenker, Life Coach & Jewish Advisor
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Lois Shenker, Life Coach & Jewish Advisor

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Testimonials: Jewish Advisor

Lois is my "go to" teacher for people looking to feel more comfortable in Jewish life. She has all the skills of the classic yiddishe mama, and at the same time skillfully engages Jewish life that is relevant today.
—Rabbi Bradley Greenstein

Lois Shenker is the consummate Jewish Advisor She doesn't just "talk the talk"---she lives and breathes Judaism and clearly leads by example. She is extremely open and supportive, repeatedly declaring there is no "one right way" to do Jewish. Her acceptance of others' Jewish choices help make her a great resource to the people who need it the most.
—Caron Blau Rothstein, Community Engagement Director/PJ Library Manager, Jewish Federation of Greater Portland

Lois was the facilitator for my Mother's Circle course. She helped to boost my confidence in my ability to raise a Jewish family. I'm ever grateful to Lois for her guidance and support.
—Jennifer, Wife and Mama to Jewish Boys

I have known Lois for more than 35 years as a fellow congregant, colleague and dear friend. Learning with Lois is a stimulating and enriching experience. She is constantly creating new ways to share her love of Jewish education. Lois’ advice is always presented with great sensitivity and insight to one’s particular concerns, never “canned” or formulaic.
—Sheri Cordova, Administrator, The Oregon Board of Rabbis, Introduction to Judaism Class

Lois continues to be an inspiration as I embark on my journey of discovering Judaism. She is warm, welcoming and extremely knowledgeable, with an unparalleled generosity of spirit. My family and I benefit from lessons learned from Lois everyday.
—Christine Klein, Mothers Circle Mom

I had the pleasure of participating in Mothers Circle, a string of classes taught by Lois Shenker about raising Jewish children. These meetings proved to be much deeper than Jewish culture and holidays. Lois' leadership lent all of us the gift of openness and acceptance surrounding how we choose to live our lives in total. She embedded in us the notion that we cannot get it wrong. I've carried her teachings and share them with my beautiful children.
—Della Rae, Mothers Circle Mom and philanthropic entreprenuer

Testimonials: Life Coach

“Working with Lois pulled me out of a slump and greatly improved my confidence and productivity. She is like my own, personal Oprah!”
—Susan Hauser, Freelance Writer

“I felt like I was all by myself before I started coaching with Lois. I am a better woman and employee today because of the time she invested in me as my coach. The thing I am most grateful for is the support she gave me.”
—Christine Smith, Executive Assistant

"After years of feeling helpless in my life, I can finally do things I used to feel were impossible. In just six months of working with Lois, I have regained my confidence and can rely on my newly learned skills to get where I want to be."
—Eliza Cahill

"Lois offers her support and insight in a way that allows one to feel sure footed and ready to charge ahead, even when the path forward seems rocky and steep."
—Jennnifer Greenberg, Event Planner

"Working with Lois was a wonderful and gratifying experience. I strongly recommend Lois to anyone who is seeking to shape or re-shape their life."
—Maura Donaghey, Senior Manager of Communications for Target

“Lois Shenker is one of the most gifted professionals that I have ever met. Individuals working with her will be truly blessed and will engage in a life changing experience.”
—Mike D. Gotesman L.C.S.W, Psychotherapist