Rabbi Aaron Alexander

Rabbi Aaron Alexander recently moved to Washington DC and joined the Adas Israel team as Associate Rabbi. Until now, he served as Associate Dean and Lecturer in Rabbinics and Jewish Law at the Ziegler School of Rabbinic Studies in Los Angeles. While in Los Angeles, Rabbi Alexander served on the Board of Woman Against Gun Violence, and sat on the Clergy Caucus of LA VOICE-PICO, a national faith-based organizing coalition. He is currently on the Executive Leadership Team of Rabbis Against Gun Violence. Rabbi Alexander also serves on the Committee for Jewish Law and Standards (CJLS) of the Rabbinical Assembly, and was recently appointed a Rabbi Samuel T. Lachs Fellow in the 2015 cohort of LEAP, a joint program of the Herbert D. Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies at the University of Pennsylvania, and Clal-The National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership. Rabbi Alexander and his wife, Rabbi Penina Alexander, have three young sons, Ariel, Eliav, and Amos.