Rabbi Adam Greenwald is the Director of the Louis & Judith Miller
Introduction to Judaism Program at American Jewish University, the
largest preparatory program for those considering conversion to Judaism
in North America. Over its 25 year history, the Miller Program has
welcomed more than 4,000 new members into the Jewish People— enough to
simultaneously make minyan in every Conservative synagogue West of the
Rabbi Greenwald previously served as Revson Rabbinic Fellow at IKAR, a
Los Angeles congregation often recognized as one of today's most
innovative spiritual communities. Prior to ordination, he spent two
years as Rabbinic Intern at Congregation B'nai Israel in Tustin, CA and
four years creating and leading experiential educational programming for
the PANIM Institute for Jewish Leadership and Values in Washington DC.
Rabbi Greenwald is committed to interfaith work, serving on the Los
Angeles Archdiocese’s Priest-Rabbi Dialogue and was selected as a
delegate to the Nathan Cummings Foundation’s "Faith in America 2030"
summit. Additionally, he has served as a Community Organizing Resident
with Bend the Arc: A Jewish Partnership for Justice and as a “Kol Tzedek
(Voice of Justice)” Fellow with American Jewish World Service. His
writing has appeared in the Washington Post, and he is a contributor to
Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas’ "S-Blog", the Ziegler School's widely
distributed "Today's Torah”, and Jewish Values Online.
Rabbi Greenwald is a graduate of UCLA with a B.A. in History and
received his Master’s Degree and Rabbinic Ordination at the Ziegler
School of Rabbinic Studies in 2011.Rabbi Adam Greenwald is the Executive Director of the Louis & Judith Miller Introduction to Judaism Program at American Jewish University. Before coming to AJU, he served as Revson Rabbinic Fellow at IKAR, a Los Angeles congregation often recognized as one of the nation's most creative and fastest-growing spiritual communities. Prior to ordination, he served two years as Rabbinic Intern at Congregation B'nai Israel in Tustin, CA and as Director of Education of the PANIM Institute's IMPACT: DC program. Rabbi Greenwald was ordained at the Ziegler School of Rabbinic Studies in 2011.
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