JTS Student Ambassador Program

Jonathan Adler, Rabbinical Student
Friday, November 10 – 12

Friday – Kabbalat Shabbat, 5:30 p.m.
Shabbat morning – Jonathan will share a d’var Torah during the service, and then lead a Torah discussion after lunch, “A Deep Dive into Rivka, the Wonder Woman.”

Jonathon Adler is a fifth-year rabbinical student at The Jewish Theological Seminary in New York City, where he is also pursuing a Master’s Degree in Sacred Music. He is proud to be serving this year as the Rabbinic Fellow at Congregation Etz Chaim in Marietta, Georgia. Prior to that, he served for two years as the Rabbinic Intern at Temple Beth Hillel-Beth El, in Wynnewood, PA as well as for a year as the Rabbinic Fellow at Penn Hillel. Jonathon is passionate about teaching Torah and leading services, which he has done at synagogues in New York, Pennsylvania, Ohio, and beyond. He also served as the 5783 High Holiday Hazzan at Shaar Shalom Congregation in Halifax, NS.

Jonathon is an alumnus of Rice University, in Houston, Texas. Prior to attending rabbinical school, he worked for over twenty years as a concierge at The St. Regis Hotel in Manhattan. His interests include knitting and needlework, and he loves baking challah on Friday afternoons.  He is excited to be serving as a JTS Student Ambassador in communities around North America this year.