Meet Rabbi Julie Pelc Adler

JuliePelcAdler smRabbi Julie Pelc Adler received master’s degrees from the University of Judaism and from Harvard Graduate School of Education and was ordained as a rabbi by Hebrew Union College—Jewish Institute of Religion in 2006. She co-edited the anthology, Joining the Sisterhood: Young Jewish Women WriteTheir Lives, published by SUNY Press, and has published essays and articles in Spirituality and Health, Lilith and Reform Jewish Magazine, as well as The Sacred Table: Creating a Jewish Food Ethic, Midrash and Medicine: Healing Body and Soul in the Jewish Interpretive Tradition, and Torah Queeries: Weekly Commentaries on the Hebrew Bible.​ ​

Previously, she served as rabbi of Aitz Hayim Center for Jewish Living in Glencoe, IL; the​ ​Director of Jewish Student Life at Santa Monica Community College in Santa Monica, CA; and she was the ​Assistant Director of the Kalsman Institute on Judaism and Health in Los Angeles. She currently also ​is the Director of the Berit Mila Program of Reform Judaism and NOAM​.​

She lives in Evanston, IL with her husband, Rabbi Amitai Adler, and their two young children, Michael and Maya.

Rabbi Pelc Adler with her family