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Maytal Saltiel

Maytal has been working in the Yale University Chaplain’s Office since 2013. Her work is primarily focused around inter-religious dialogue, pastoral care, working with smaller religious groups, helping students develop their own faith and sense of meaning, and helping everyone breathe a little deeper.  She has worked with the InterFaith Forum at Yale (IFFY), Chaplain’s Office Peer Liaisons, Chaplaincy Fellows, the Yale Sangha, Feasting on Faith, Study Breaks and W{holy} Queer. 

Prior to coming to Yale, Maytal worked as the Repair the World Coordinator at Penn Hillel, connecting students to service opportunities, encouraging conversations around social justice issues and teaching on the Jewish responsibility of service. She earned her MDiv degree from Harvard Divinity School in 2012, interning at Brown University’s Office of the Chaplains and Religious Life. She has also worked as the programming coordinator at the Interfaith Center at Johns Hopkins University and a 4th grade Special Education teacher. Maytal also serves on the board of ACURA (the Association of College and University Religious Affiliates). She can be found taking long walks around New Haven and enjoying its delicious food options with her family.

ACURA is a collegial association that brings together professionals working in higher education to support pluralistic, inclusive approaches to claiming the role of religion, spirituality, and ethical identity in colleges and universities.

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