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Rabbi Bruce Aft

aftRabbi Emeritus Bruce D. Aft was the spiritual leader at Adat Reyim from 1991-2020. He is a graduate of the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College in Philadelphia, has an MSW from Temple University, and received his honorary Doctor of Divinity degree.

Rabbi Aft is currently a visiting scholar at George Mason University in the Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter School for Peace and Conflict Resolution. He will also be working with the Jewish students at GMU.

Currently, Rabbi Aft is the President of the community board for Operation Understanding DC. He also serves as a visiting lecturer at Greenspring Village and a Chaplain for the Jewish Social Service Agency.

He lectures for the Learning and Retirement Institute at GMU and will be serving small congregations through the Institute for Southern Jewish Life.

Throughout the years he was active with BBYO at their International Leadership Kallah and was a staff person for the March of the Living.  Rabbi Aft served as President of the Board of Jewish Education of Greater Washington and was a board member for the Jewish Federation of Greater Washington.

Rabbi Bruce and his wife Sue will be volunteering for the Washington Nationals Youth Baseball Academy but he HAS NOT been offered a contract to pitch for the Nationals (YET:-))

In retirement he and Sue look forward to visiting their children and grandchildren much more often.

Thu, September 21 2023 6 Tishrei 5784