You think I’m kidding?
— Aaron Alexander (@RabbiDoubleA) March 5, 2018
Rabbi Aaron Alexander served for ten years as Associate Dean and Lecturer in Rabbinic and Jewish Law at the Ziegler School of Rabbinic Studies in Los Angeles, where he also received his ordination. He has long sat on the highly prestigious Committee on Jewish Law and Standards (CJLS) for the Conservative movement, the governing body determining Jewish law and practice for our entire movement. He is widely regarded as one of the nation’s leading authorities on Halacha (Jewish law) and is considered one of the foremost Talmud teachers of his generation. Rabbi Alexander was recently appointed as a Rabbi Samuel T. Lachs Fellow 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. He is also a certified mashgiach (kosher supervisor) by the Conservative movement’s Rav Hamachshir program. Among his achievements here at Adas, Rabbi Alexander has elevated our Social Action work to a high level of recognition throughout the Washington, DC community, and has reinvigorated our adult learning, bringing it to a level and quality that now serves as a model for synagogues across the country. Rabbi Alexander and his wife, Rabbi Penina Alexander, have three young sons, Ariel, Eliav and Amos. Rabbi.Alexander@adasisrael.org
Honestly, a few hours of predictable discomfort pales in comparison to the unknown fears & indignities the dreamers, immigrants, refugees and all marginalized communities in this country face on a daily basis.
— Aaron Alexander (@RabbiDoubleA) January 17, 2018