Rabbi Adam Greenwald became Rabbi of Congregation B’nai Israel in 2022. He previously served as Vice President for Jewish Engagement at American Jewish University, where he launched the Maas Center for Jewish Journeys and directed the Miller Introduction to Judaism Program for ten years. Rabbi Greenwald also serves as a Lecturer at the Ziegler School of Rabbinic Studies. In 2016, he received the Covenant Foundation’s Pomegranate Prize in Jewish Education.
Rabbi Greenwald is the author of On One Foot, an introduction to Judaism coursebook and curriculum, which has been adopted by the United Synagogue/Rabbinical Assembly and is in wide use across North America. His writing has also appeared in the Washington Post, Jerusalem Post, MyJewishLearning, Sh’ma, EJewishPhilanthrophy, and other print and digital publications.
Rabbi Greenwald received his BA in History from UCLA and his MA and rabbinic ordination from the Ziegler School of Rabbinic Studies in 2011. He is married to Anne Hromadka, an art curator and consultant, and they are the proud parents of a spirited preschooler, Gracie.