Rabbi Daniel Brenner

Chief of Education and Program, Moving Traditions

Rabbi Daniel Brenner is leading a national effort to train a cadre of educators and mentors who can connect the ethical insights of Jewish life to the challenges facing today's teen boys. Prior to joining Moving Traditions, Rabbi Brenner was the founding Executive Director of Birthright Israel NEXT and he developed and directed graduate-level training programs at both Auburn Theological Seminary and CLAL -– The National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership.

A graduate of the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College, Brenner's commentaries have been featured in the New York Times, Chicago Tribune, Jerusalem Post,Forward, Jewish Week and on the NPR show The Infinite Mind. In 2009, he was named by Newsweek Magazine as one of America’s most influential rabbis.

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