Rabbi Denise L. Eger is is the spiritual leader at Congregation Kol-Ami. Rabbi Eger holds a B.A. in Religion from the University of Southern California. She received her Masters Degree from Hebrew Union College - Jewish Institute of Religion and was ordained at the New York campus in 1988. She has worked in congregations with people of all ages, families and individuals, and has done extensive work with people with AIDS.
Rabbi Eger is a member of the Central Conference of American Rabbis. She has served on numerous Rabbinic boards and organizations. Rabbi Eger has published extensively on human sexuality, interfaith dialogue and human rights and has appeared on television and radio as an expert in these areas. An accomplished educator, and a dedicated spiritual and community leader, Rabbi Eger has been at the forefront of building new and more accessible Jewish communities. Presently, Rabbi Eger serves as the president of the Pacific Association of Reform Rabbis and is the first female president of the Southern California Board of Rabbis.