Rabbi Aaron Alexander is Co-Senior Rabbi at Adas Israel Congregation in Washington, DC. Previously he 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 Committee on Jewish Law and Standards (CJLS) for the Conservative movement, where he serves as Chair of the Kashrut Subcommittee.
At Adas, Rabbi Alexander has elevated the Social Action work to a high level of recognition throughout the Washington, DC community. He has written for the Washington Post, RNS, Jewish Daily Forward, Huffington Post, Times of Israel, and other news outlets. He serves on the D.C. Attorney General’s Faith-Based Advisory Committee, the City Council’s Interfaith Working Group, and the Mayor’s Ward 3 Advisory Committee on Homelessness and Housing. He is also on One America’s Leadership Circle.
Rabbi Alexander and his wife, Rabbi Penina Alexander, have three young sons, Ariel, Eliav and Amos.