Rabbi Jeff Stombaugh

Jewish Emergent Network Rabbinic Fellow

Jeff Stombaugh hails from Seattle, WA. He was ordained at Hebrew Union College in 2018, with a Master’s Degree in Jewish Education with a focus in Israel Education with the iCenter, as well as a certificate in Jewish Nonprofit Management. He graduated from the University of Washington with a degree in Cultural Judaic Studies from the Jackson School of International Studies and then taught second-grade Judaic studies at the Seattle Jewish Community School. Jeff previously worked at USC Hillel as the rabbinic intern and has a passion for music, teaching, and bridging gaps between different communities, demographics and ideologies. As a student of innovation, Jeff seeks to invigorate progressive Jewish life. He is especially excited to learn, pray, and grow with such an intentional and inspired Jewish community.