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David Basior

Teaching, organizing, supervising—a rewarding congregational internship opened Basior’s eyes to a different rabbinical path.

Jake Best Adler

As an outdoor experiential educator at Camp JRF, Adler added a distinctly Reconstructionist angle on a team-challenge activity.

Julie Benioff

This wildlife scientist turned rabbinical student tells the story of her circuitous, compelling journey to RRC.

Rabbi Chana Leslie Glazer

“Every year has been an amazing discovery,” Glazer says of her rabbinical training and mentorship that led her to the pulpit.

Ilanit Goldberg

Goldberg learned that music transcends all barriers during her chaplaincy internship working with elderly Holocaust survivors.

Nick Renner

Israel is a “monumental piece of what it means to be Jewish today,” says Renner. And music connected him deeply to Israelis.

Rabbi Kevin Bernstein

Kevin Bernstein’s path from veterinarian to rabbi was definitely the road less traveled.

Nancy Fuchs-Kreimer

Rabbi Nancy Fuchs Kreimer, Ph.D., is an internationally known expert on interfaith issues.

Joel Hecker, Ph.D.

Joel Hecker, Ph.D., a scholar of kabbalah, teaches Jewish mysticsm at RRC.

Tamar Kamionkowski

Tamar Kamionkowski, Ph.D., continues to be inspired by the caliber of RRC's students.

Rabbi Darby Leigh

A former actor, Rabbi Darby Leigh is one of the world's few deaf rabbis.

When you walk past Rabbi Sarra Lev's classroom, you can hear her dynamic approach in action.

Rabbi Vivie Mayer

Helping students attend to sacred and interpersonal experiences is Rabbi Vivie Mayer's focus.

Rabbi Helen Plotkin connects her interests in ancient Chinese and Jewish texts.

Rabbi Jacob Staub

Rabbi Jacob J. Staub, Ph.D., helped set the standard for training rabbis in spiritual direction.

Rabbi Ira Stone

"If we all know what's good, why don't we do it?" asks RRC's Mussar scholar. 

Rabbi Shira Stutman

Rabbi Shira Stutman recalls a school that felt like family.

Rabbi David Teutsch

"To be a Jewish leader means to act like a mensch," says Rabbi David Teutsch, Ph.D.