Rabbi Dan Ehrenkrantz, president of the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College in Wyncote, plans to oversee a deliberative process in which leaders and activists will examine the future of their movement.
Judith Bernstein-Baker has directed HIAS Pennsylvania for the last 15 years; and for all that time, she has advocated for comprehensive immigration reform. Now the political climate is catching up with her.
Bryan Schwartzman has been reporting on the Jewish community of Philadelphia since 2003. After 10 years as a staff writer, he now occasionally freelances for the Exponent. He writes about trends in politics, religion and spirituality, philanthropy and sometimes dabbles in sports and the arts.
He has received numerous awards from the Pennsylvania Society of Professional Journalists, the Jewish American Press Association and other organizations.
A native New Yorker, he earned a master’s degree in modern Jewish history and literature from the Jewish Theological Seminary. He is also a graduate of the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.