Yehuda Kurtzer

President, Shalom Hartman Institute of North America

Yehuda Kurtzer is President of the Shalom Hartman Institute of North America, a Fellow of the Hartman Institute's iEngage project, and the author of the newly released "Shuva: The Future of the Jewish Past" (Brandeis, 2012.) He was previously the inaugural Charles R. Bronfman Chair of Jewish Communal Innovation at Brandeis University. Yehuda has a doctorate from Harvard in Jewish Studies, an MA in Early Christianity from Brown, and was a Wexner Graduate Fellow. Yehuda co-founded Brookline’s Washington Square Minyan, and lectures widely in the North American Jewish community.