Jessica Spencer is a Masorti rabbinical student currently studying at Hebrew College, Boston. She grew up in Edinburgh and read mathematics at the University of Oxford. After university Jessica worked as a software engineer before moving to an interfaith charity, where she ran Jewish education and social action programmes. Jessica is a co-founder of Azara, a new cross-communal yeshiva opening Torah learning to people of all backgrounds. She has previously learnt at Yeshivat Hadar, the Drisha Kollel, and the Conservative Yeshiva.