Rabbi Faith Joy Dantowitz
Faith Joy Dantowitz
Rabbi Faith Joy Dantowitz, D.D., joined Temple B’nai Abraham in 2010. She received her B.A.S from the University of Pennsylvania’s Moore School of Electrical Engineering and Applied Science. After ordination at HUC-JIR in 1993, she served as a rabbi at Congregation B’nai Jeshurun in Short Hills, NJ for eleven years. Following that, she was the Regional Director of Admissions and Recruitment at HUC-JIR in NY for six years. She spent nine summers (2003-2011) on Faculty at URJ Camp Harlam in the Poconos. Rabbi Dantowitz was in the 4th Rabbinic Cohort of the Institute for Jewish Spirituality. She is passionate about social justice and was involved in efforts for marriage equality in NJ. Rabbi Dantowitz is a member of the Women’s Rabbinic Network and CCAR. She is involved with Faith in New Jersey and the Do Not Stand Idly By Campaign against Gun Violence. She was selected as an American Jewish World Service (AJWS) Global Justice Rabbinic Fellow (2014-2015) and traveled to Guatemala in 2015. She is currently a JOIN (Jewish Organizing Institute and Network) for Justice Rabbinic Fellow.(2017-2019). She received her honorary Doctor of Divinity from HUC-JIR for 25 years in the rabbinate.
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