Connecting Interfaith Families to Jewish Life in Greater Cleveland by providing programs and opportunities for interfaith families to experience Judaism in a variety of venues, meet other interfaith families, and to connect to other Jewish organizations that may serve their needs.
A great way for Jewish professionals and volunteers who work with and provide programming for people in interfaith relationships to locate resources and trainings to build more welcome into their Jewish communities; connect with and learn from each other; and publicize and enhance their programs and services.
Rabbi Kleinman was ordained as a Reform Rabbi by HUC-JIR in 2009. Previously, he graduated cum laude from Brandeis University in 2002 with a B.A. in Sociology. He minored in Near Eastern Judaic Studies. Following college Rabbi Kleinman worked as a Jewish Environmental Educator at the Teva Learning Center in Falls Village, CT. He is an avid outdoor enthusiast and passionate about working toward building a more sustainable and just world, guided by Jewish values. He believes all people are created in the image of God and works closely with individuals and couples during life cycle events to create ceremonies that are meaningful and engaging.