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Rabbinic Leadership Initiative (RLI) Cohort V – 2013-2016

HartmanSummer 2016
What is a Jew: Dilemmas of Identity in the 21st Century
July 12, 2016
Jerusalem, Israel

The 27 rabbis listed below began a three-year program of study, reflection, and professional development July 1, 2013, at the Shalom Hartman Institute in Jerusalem. When they completed the fellowship in July 2016, they joined more than 100 of their colleagues as Senior Rabbinic Fellows of the Hartman Institute.

Justus Baird
Auburn Seminary
Princeton, NJ
James Bennett
Congregation Shaare Emeth
St. Louis, MO
Matthew Berkowitz
Jewish Theological Seminary
Jerusalem, Israel
Jacob Blumenthal
Shaare Torah
Gaithersburg, MD
Neil Blumofe
Congregation Agudas Achim
Austin, TX
Daniel Bogard
Adath Israel Congregation
Cincinnati, OH
Paul Cohen
Temple Jeremiah
Deerfield, IL
Shoshanah Conover
Temple Shalom of Chicago
Chicago, IL
Adam Cutler
Beth Tzedec Congregation
Toronto, ON
Edward Elkin
First Narayever Congregation
Toronto, ON
Shira Epstein
14th Street Y
New York, NY
Alejandro (Alex) Felch
Congregation B’nai Tikvah
Deerfield, IL
Linda Henry Goodman
Union Temple of Brooklyn
Brooklyn, NY
Tina Grimberg
Congregation Darchei Noam
Toronto, ON
Joshua Hoffman
Valley Beth Shalom
Encino, CA
Sara Hurwitz
Hebrew Institute of Riverdale / Yeshivat Maharat
Bronx, NY
David Ingber
Romemu: Judaism for Body, Mind and Spirit
New York, NY
Adam Kligfeld
Temple Beth Am
Los Angeles, CA
Erin Leib Smokler
Yeshivat Maharat
New York, NY
Marion Lev-Cohen
Central Synagogue
New York, NY
Joel Pitkowsky
Congregation Beth Sholom
Teaneck, NJ
Michael Resnick
Temple Emanu-El of Palm Beach
Palm Beach, FL
Eric Solomon
Beth Meyer Synagogue
Raleigh, NC
Howard Stecker
Temple Israel of Great Neck
Great Neck, NY
Ari Sunshine
B’nai Shalom of Olney
Olney, MD
Orna Triguboff
Emanuel Synagogue and Neshama Life
Sydney, Australia
Marc Wolf
Shalom Hartman Institute of North America
New York, NY

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