Jonathon Adler is thrilled to be joining the Shaar Shalom community for the 5783 High Holidays. He is a fourth-year rabbinical student at The Jewish Theological Seminary in New York City, where he is also pursuing a master’s degree in Sacred Music. He has served as the Rabbinic Fellow at Penn Hillel and is now serving in his second year as the rabbinical intern at Temple Beth Hillel-Beth El. Jonathon is passionate about leading services, which he has done at synagogues in New York and Ohio.

Jonathon is an alumnus of Rice University, in Houston, Texas. Prior to attending rabbinical school, he worked for over twenty years as a concierge at The St. Regis Hotel in Manhattan. His interests include knitting and needlework, and he loves baking challah on Friday afternoons. He and his two cats live in New York City.