Rabbi Jacob Blumenthal

CEO, USCJ and the Rabbinical Assembly

Rabbi Jacob Blumenthal serves concurrently as the CEO for USCJ and for the Rabbinical Assembly, through the strategic alignment between the two organizations to strengthen and grow the impact of Masorti-Conservative Judaism. Rabbi Blumenthal was ordained at the Jewish Theological Seminary in 1999, and served for over 20 years as the Founding Rabbi of Shaare Torah Congregation in Gaithersburg, Maryland. In addition to his background as a teen and later as a professional in USY, he has a history of helping to create innovative organizations in the DC area, including The Den Collective (engaging young adults), Ramah DC Day Camp, and the Montgomery County Executive’s Faith Advisory Council. He continues to live in Gaithersburg with his wife, Marci; has 2 young adult children, Jory and Renana; and spends his free time cycling, reading, and searching out the latest innovations in prayer experiences and Jewish music.


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Public Relations

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