Rabbi Jonathan Shulman
Director of Alumni Leadership and New Initiatives.
Rabbi Jonathan Shulman joins Orayta after serving for four years as Director of the OU’s Jewish Learning Initiative on Campus at the University of Pennsylvania and the Orthodox Rabbi of Penn Hillel. He received his BA in Foreign Affairs from The University of Virginia, and, during his studies at Yeshivat Mir, he received his rabbinic ordination from the Rabbinate in Israel. Previously, Rabbi Shulman worked as a translator of Talmud for Rav Adin Steinsaltz, served as the director for the Overseas Learning Program at the Afikim Jewish Center at Hebrew University in Jerusalem, and taught at a number of yeshivot in Israel.Rabbi Shulman has also worked in international development in northern India, restaurant management and development, and is an Iyengar yoga instructor.Originally from Washington, DC, Rabbi Shulman now lives in Meitar with his wife Jenny and their three children.