Rabbi Max Edwards
Rabbi Max Edwards is the Assistant Rabbi at Temple B’nai Abraham in Livingston, NJ. Rabbi Edwards received rabbinic ordination and a Master of Jewish Education from Hebrew College Rabbinical School in Newton, MA. Prior to his rabbinic studies, he completed a Master of Theological Studies from Harvard Divinity School and a B.A. from Macalester College in Saint Paul, MN. Rabbi Edwards’ approach to congregational life is greatly informed by his experience as a hospital chaplain. In the course of his rabbinic studies, he completed two units of Clinical Pastoral Education at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, MA.
His writing has been featured in the Hebrew College 70 Faces of Torah blog, (M)oral Torah from T’ruah, and jewishLive’s Virtual Seder.
Most mornings you can find Rabbi Edwards playing tennis with other early birds in West Orange. He lives in South Orange with his fiancé Evie and their dog Hezzie.
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