Renni Altman

RenniAltman167Renni Altman is currently the Associate Dean and Director of the Rabbinical Program on the New York campus of the Hebrew Union College – Jewish Institute of Religions, the seminary of the Reform movement.  She joined the administration of the College-Institute in 2008, having served for thirteen years as the Associate Rabbi of Temple Beth-El of Great Neck, New York.   Rabbi Altman has also held the position of Director of Programs for Reaching the Unaffiliated for the Union for Reform Judaism and Assistant Rabbi of Congregation Emanu El of Houston, Texas. Rabbi Altman was ordained from the New York Campus of the Hebrew Union College – Jewish Institute of Religion in 1988, having received her MA in Hebrew Literature in 1986.  She completed her undergraduate education at Cornell University in 1979 with a major in Communication Arts.