Adam Greenwald, Rabbi

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Adam Greenwald, Rabbi

Director, Miller Introduction to Judaism Program

Phone: 310-440-1273


Ziegler School of Rabbinic Studies, MA and Ordination, 2011
University of California, Los Angeles, BA (History), 2002


Rabbi Adam Greenwald is the Director of the Louis & Judith Miller Introduction to Judaism Program at American Jewish University, the largest learning program for those considering conversion to Judaism in North America. He also serves as a Lecturer in Rabbinics at the Ziegler School of Rabbinic Studies. In 2016, Rabbi Greenwald received the Covenant Foundation's Pomegranate Prize in Jewish Education.

Rabbi Greenwald is the editor of On One Foot, an introduction to Judaism course book and curriculum, used by communities and congregations nationwide. His writing appeared in the Washington Post and Jewish Journal, and in numerous online publications including MyJewishLearning and JewishValuesOnline. He is a Fellow with the National Center for Learning and Leadership (CLAL)'s "Rabbis Without Borders" initiative and speaks and teaches nationwide on issues of conversion, inclusion, and engagement.

Prior to the Intro Program, Rabbi Greenwald served as the Revson Rabbinic Fellow at IKAR in Los Angeles, often recognized as one of America's most innovative spiritual communities. He received his undergraduate degree in History from UCLA and his master's degree and rabbinic ordination from the Ziegler School of Rabbinic Studies in 2011. He is married to Anne Hromadka, an art curator and consultant.

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