Max Edwards, Rabbinical Assistant
Max Edwards joined Temple B’nai Abraham as the rabbinical assistant on July 1, 2020. Max is currently in his final year of rabbinical school at Hebrew College in Newton, MA, and will be ordained as rabbi and receive a Master of Jewish Education in June 2021.
Before joining Temple B’nai Abraham, Max was the rabbinic intern at Temple Shalom in Newton, MA and Beth Israel Congregation in Waterville, ME. Max also worked as a chaplain at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, completing two units of Clinical Pastoral Education.
Originally from Rochester, Minnesota, Max graduated with honors from Macalester College, earning a B.A. in Religious Studies and Classics. Max also received a Master of Theological Studies from Harvard Divinity School, with coursework focusing on Hebrew Bible and early Christian formation. Max is also a Yiddish speaker, and has spent time in Vilnius, Lithuania studying Yiddish language and culture.