Bay Area

Shalom Hartman Institute of North America

West Coast Office 1111 Broadway Oakland, CA 94607
(212) 268-0300
West Coast Director of Education Joshua Ladon (415) 905-0142
Senior Program Coordinator Rachel Allen (209) 479-4190

Leading center of Jewish thought and education, serving Israel and North America. Mission: strengthen Jewish peoplehood, identity and pluralism and ensure that Judaism is a compelling force for good in the 21st century.

Programs include lectures and conferences that offer meaningful opportunities to explore the current challenges facing North American Jewish communities today,  Hevruta Gap Year Program and iEngage Fellowship for Student Leaders, as well as summer leadership and learning opportunities in Israel for rabbis and Jewish community leaders including board members of synagogues, JCCs, Federations and other local and national Jewish organizations.