Leo Baeck Temple
Participates in 1 Session
Rabbi Ross was raised in Newton, MA, refined in Brooklyn, NY, and received a B.A. in Comparative Religion from the University of Rochester. From 1996 to 2011 he worked as a community organizer in Harlem and Brooklyn and directed national leadership initiatives in the Jewish community for Bend the Arc: A Jewish Partnership for Justice. In addition, Rabbi Ross founded www.ProjectZug.org, connecting hundreds of Israeli, Americans, and Jews around the globe in one-to-one online learning, and conceived and co-directed HUC-JIR’s Smashing Idols Fellowship, to engage college students to strengthen progressive Jewish life on campus. Rabbi Ross is married to Liz Bennett and they have two boys, Reuven and Zeke.
Sessions in which Benjamin Ross participates