Rabbi 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.