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Adam Greenwald

Choosing to be Chosen: Converts Share Their Journeys

With Rabbi Adam Greenwald
Tuesday April 25, 2017
12 Noon
American Jewish University
15600 Mulholland Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90077
Small Berg Dining
Back by popular demand!
  • Who are the Jews by Choice
  • Listen to their sometimes heart-wrenching, sometimes hilarious, and always deeply honest stories about their paths to becoming Jewish
  • Experience new meaning in your own Jewish life through the eyes of passionate newcomers

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.  He also serves as a Lecturer in Rabbinics in the Ziegler School of Rabbinic Studies.  His writings have appeared in numerous publications in print and online, including the Washington Post and Jewish Journal, and he is the author of On One Foot:  An Intro to Judaism.  In 2014, Rabbi Greenwald was named one of “America’s Most Inspiring Rabbis” by the Jewish Daily Forward.

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.    

Rabbi Greenwald is committed to interfaith work, serving on the Los Angeles Archdiocese’s Priest-Rabbi Dialogue.