Leadership Lunches: Working for Diversity

MAY 10 - Leadership Lunches: Working for Diversity
Special Event - Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Monday, May 10, 2021
12:00 PM

Conversations on Inclusive Leadership hosted by Dr. Erica Brown

Featuring Rabbi Isaiah Joseph Rothstein

Rabbi Isaiah Joseph Rothstein serves as Rabbinic Scholar and Public Affairs Advisor at Jewish Federations of North America and grew up in a mixed-race family in the ultra-orthodox community of Monsey, NY. Isaiah most recently served as Rabbi-in-Residence at Hazon: The Jewish Lab for Sustainability and is the co-founder of the Jewish Youth Climate Movement and Kamochah, a community for Black Orthodox Jews. He served as Spiritual Leader at Carmel Academy in Greenwich Connecticut and as Youth Director at the Young Israel of Stamford. He attended Kushner Yeshiva Highschool, almost two years studying in Israel, Binghamton University, followed by rabbinic ordination and his Master's in social work from Yeshiva University. Rothstein is a member of the Schusterman Foundation’s ROI Fellowship and was listed as one of the Jewish Week’s 36 Under 36. When he is not working to keep the world safe for democracy, Isaiah is writing a musical about Queen Esther.

Hosted by Dr. Erica Brown, Director of the Mayberg Center and moderator of the Take Your Soul to Work Podcast