April 27, 2017 •
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Rabbi Faith Joy Dantowitz

Faith Joy Dantowitz


Faith Joy Dantowitz is honored to be a rabbi at Temple B’nai Abraham since 2010. She received her B.A.S from the University of Pennsylvania’s Moore School of Electrical Engineering and Applied Science and was ordained by Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion in 1993. After ordination, Rabbi Dantowitz 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 was in the 4th Rabbinic Cohort of the Institute for Jewish Spirituality and participates in Hevraya (program for its alumni). She is passionate about social justice and was involved in efforts for marriage equality in NJ. She served as Advocacy Vice President of the Women’s Rabbinic Network (2013-2015) and is currently involved with NJ Together Against Gun Violence. She was selected as an American Jewish World Service (AJWS) Global Justice Rabbinic Fellow (2014-2015) and traveled with AJWS to Guatemala in August, 2015. She is proud of TBA’s efforts to help a Syrian refugee family in Elizabeth.

photo courtesy Jan Press PhotoMedia

e-mail: fdantowitz@tbanj.org

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