Rabbi Aaron Leibowitz

Kehilat Ve’ani Tefilah, Jerusalem

Q: What are your dreams for your community?

A:   That we can learn together with the same intensity that we pray together

Q: What are the challenges you face on your journey to achieving your professional goals?

A:    It is difficult to build a committed community in an urban environment with many synagogue options.

Q: What are the greatest opportunities that exist for your community?

A:     The intensity of our prayer sets us apart and creates a significant shared experience even though the community is diverse. This diversity is an opportunity that can be leveraged at a time when society is polarized.

Q: What is your source of strength as a community rabbi?

A:   I am a third generation rabbi, I am a serial entrepreneur, and I strive to keep an open heart.