Rabbi David Gedzelman

President and CEO, The Steinhardt Foundation for Jewish Life

Rabbi David Gedzelman is President & CEO of The Steinhardt Foundation for Jewish Life, which is dedicated to revitalizing Jewish identity through educational and cultural initiatives as well as to advocate for and support Hebrew and Jewish literacy among the general population. He holds a B.A. from Hamilton College, an M.A. from Duke University in Comparative Religion, and Rabbinical Ordination from the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College. He serves on the Boards of The American Pardes Foundation, Hillel International, OneTable: Shabbat Together, The Harlem Minyan, and 70 Face Media. He lives in Harlem, New York City, with his wife Judith Turner and their three children, Nomi, Anina and Ziv.