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The professionals in the National Office of Recruitment and Admissions at HUC-JIR welcome you to contact them for information about the program and the application requirements. If you are interested in learning more about a specific program, you can contact that program directly at:

You will receive a response from one of the individuals listed below. Feel free to contact the relevant person directly to discuss your graduate education plans, and to set up a preliminary consultation, to occur either by phone or in person. You may also wish to tell us more about you and request more information. 

We look forward to hearing from you!


Rabbi Adam Allenberg, MAJE

Rabbi Adam Allenberg, MAJE is the National Director of Recruitment and Admissions. In addition to welcoming visitors and prospective applicants onto campus, he devotes his energies to creating and implementing new strategies for recruitment for the College-Institute’s many programs. He oversees the admissions processes on the Los Angeles campus for the Rabbinic School, the Rhea Hirsch School of Education and the Zelikow School of Jewish Nonprofit Management. Rabbi Allenberg leads the department’s summer travel through Jewish summer camps, and the coordinator for the College-Institute’s partnership with Trybal Gatherings. You can find him travelling throughout the greater West to college campuses, Jewish professional conferences and Jewish camps in search of the next generation of Jewish leadership.

213-765-2121 | Let's Chat!


Rabbi Andrew Goodman

Rabbi Andrew Goodman serves as the Associate Director of Recruitment and Admissions and the Dean of Students for the New York campus. He received his ordination from the rabbinical program on the New York campus in 2008. He works closely with the Debbie Friedman School of Sacred Music, the Doctor of Ministry in Pastoral Ministry, the New York School of Education, and the rabbinical candidates who visit, apply, and interview on the New York campus.  He travels and teaches on the Eastern seaboard with a specific focus in college campuses and post-college communities.  

347-228-1392 | Let's Chat! 


Maor Rodman

Maor Rodman is the Assistant Director of Recruitment and Admissions in Jerusalem. She assists the department in recuitment, admissions, and engagement in Israel. She is a marketing communications professional who holds a B.A. in International Business and Marketing from American Jewish University (formerly University of Judaism), an M.A. in Global Marketing Communication and Advertising from Emerson College, and an M.B.A. from Bar Ilan University.

02-6203293 | Let's Chat!