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About Malka

Rabbi Malka Packer-Monroe is a Reconstructionist

Rabbi and life cycle officiant in Atlanta, Georgia.

She is the Founding Director of 18Doors Atlanta,

a Jewish non-profit organization that empowers

and supports interfaith couples and families. Rabbi Malka

serves on the boards for the Reconstructionist Rabbinical

Association and MACoM (Metro Atlanta Community Mikvah). 

Rabbi Malka helps individuals and families discover deeper meaning, joy and spirituality in their daily lives.  Her passion is creating inspiring and relevant rituals and ceremonies and invigorating Jewish practices. Inclusivity is at the heart of Malka's rabbinate.  Her rich knowledge of tradition, playful spirit and authentic connection to Judaism guide her desire to collaborate in creating meaningful experiences.  Malka has been working with clients in recovery from addiction while educating members of her community about 12-step recovery since 2005. 

As director of 18Doors Atlanta, Rabbi Malka provides guidance, resources and trainings for clergy, lay leaders and Jewish organizations to foster more welcoming and inclusive communities.


Rabbi Malka was ordained at the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College in Pennsylvania in 2014.  Prior to her six-year rabbinic training, she earned a Master’s degree in Elementary Education and Creative Arts in Learning from Lesley University, and worked as a Jewish educator for more than a decade.  She holds a B.A. in English and Women’s Studies from the University of Rochester.  


Malka moved to Atlanta with her wife, Mercy, in 2015.

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