Rabbi Jeff Stombaugh

Jewish Emergent Network Rabbinic Fellow

Jeff Stombaugh hails from Seattle, WA. He is getting ordained at Hebrew Union College this spring, 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 currently works 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 continue the justice work Rabbi Lauren has propelled forward over the past two years, and learn, pray, and grow with such an intentional and inspired Jewish community.