Rabbi Glenn will resume accepting new students in May of 2022.
Brit Milah/Hatafat Dam Brit: Not required
Mikveh: Required (White Plains, N.Y.; Commack, N.Y.; Teaneck, N.J.)
Bet Din: Required (Rabbis)
Conversion Location: Somers, N.Y. (Westchester County, New York Metro Area)
Students Accepted: Mitzvah, Chai, Scholarship
Conversion requirements during the COVID-19 pandemic
Brit Milah/Hatafat Dam Brit: Not required (No change)
Bet Din: Required (Virtual bet din via video conferencing is acceptable.)
I am happy to work with
Families with children
Interfaith or dual-faith relationships
Rabbi Glenn Jacob D.D. is the executive director of the New York affiliate of Interfaith Power & Light, an organization dedicated to bringing together faith and climate science to safeguard the Earth. He organizes across New York State and lobbies in both Albany, N.Y. and Washington D.C. He is also the Hillel Director at Adelphi University in Long Island, N.Y.
Before coming to Adelphi University, he served synagogues from the Deep South to Long Island for over 25 years. In the Deep South, Rabbi Jacob was a civil rights advocate on issues of church and state, reproductive rights, hate-group monitoring with the Southern Poverty Law Center, and funding for public education. He is also an accomplished storyteller and a presenter at national conferences on Jewish Education, and he presented “God in the Public Square” at TEDx at Adelphi in 2016.
Hebrew Union College – Jewish Institute of Religion
Doctor of Divinity
Smicha (Rabbinical Ordination)
Master of Arts, Hebrew Letters
Washington University in St. Louis
Bachelor of Arts, Philosophy
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