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Ambassador Program

Community leaders creating compassionate, inclusive, and respectful kehillot. 

JCADA's Ambassador Program engages community leaders in the sacred work of creating safe spaces for survivors of intimate partner violence and their families. 

Ambassadors learn together quarterly and build skills to foster compassionate, inclusive, and respectful communities.   

Interested in learning more? Please email Renana Harris-Blumenthal, Coordinator of Outreach and Partnerships at

Active Ambassadors: Click here to access your private and secure portal.

JCADA's Inaugural Rabbi Ambassador Cohort

  • Rabbi Aaron Alexander, Adas Israel Congregation, DC

  • Rabbi Aderet Drucker, the Den Collective, Greater Washington Area

  • Rabbi Nora Feinstein, Sixth & I, DC

  • Maharat Ruth Friedman, Ohev Sholom National Synagogue, DC

  • Rabbi Elizabeth Goldstein, Congregation Ner Shalom, VA

  • Rabbi Corey Helfand, Ohr Kodesh Congregation, MD

  • Rabbi Marc Israel, Tikvat Israel Congregation, MD 

  • Rabbi Jeremy Kridel, Machar, The Washington Congregation for Secular Humanistic Judaism, DC 

  • Rabbi Deborah Megdal, Congregation Beth El of Montgomery County, MD

  • Rabbi Bailey Romano, Beth El Hebrew Congregation, VA

  • Rabbi Adam Rosenwasser, Temple Emanuel, MD 

  • Rabbi Michael J. Safra, B'nai Israel Congregation, MD  

  • Rabbi Jake Singer-Beilin, Bet Mishpachah, DC

  • Rabbi Hannah Spiro, Hill Havurah, DC 

  • Rabbi Jenna Stein Turow, the Den Collective, Greater Washington Area

  • Rabbi Uri Topolosky, Kehilat Pardes, The Rock Creek Synagogue, MD

  • Rabbi Neil Tow, Congregation Sha'are Shalom, VA 

  • Rabbi Ilana Zeitman, Gather DC

  • Rabbi Chana Leslie Glazer, Congregation Adat Reyim, VA 

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