Rabbi Morris Panitz

Director of Immersive Experiences and Engagement
morris.panitz [at] aju.edu
310-440-1274
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Education

B.A. in Jewish Studies, University of Maryland

B.A. in Philosophy, University of Maryland

Certificate in Jewish, experiential education, Yeshiva University

M.A. in Rabbinic Studies/ Rabbinic Ordination, American Jewish University (Ziegler School)

Morris serves as the Director of BCI and Director of Immersive Experiences at American Jewish University.  He cherishes the opportunity to partner with people who are seeking meaningful connection to Jewish wisdom and community.  Morris received rabbinical ordination from the Ziegler School of Rabbinic Studies and was a recipient of the Wexner Graduate Fellowship.  Prior to rabbinical school, he combined his love for Jewish, experiential education and environmental sustainability as the Program Director of the Pearlstone Center in Baltimore, Maryland.  Morris completed a Certificate in Jewish, Experiential Education from Yeshiva University and received his B.A. from the University of Maryland in philosophy and Jewish Studies.  Morris loves hiking and gardening with his wife, Elana, and two children, Ziva and Matan.