Steven Wernick Member of the Board of Governors

involved in USY and Camp Ramah.  He was born in Philadelphia and raised in a variety of cities across North America including Oakland, California and Winnipeg, and Manitoba in central Canada.  He is a graduate of the University of Minnesota, University of Judaism and was ordained at the Jewish Theological Seminary.  After ordination he served as the Associate Rabbi of Temple Beth Sholom in Cherry Hill, NJ, and more recently as the senior rabbi at Adath Israel in suburban Philadelphia.  He also served as the president of Mid Atlantic Regional Rabbinical Assembly.  As rabbi of Adath Israel, Rabbi Wernick took a synagogue that had been withering and through his vision and energy turned it into one of that region’s most vibrant.  He still draws on his experiences at Adath Israel, as he works to grow United Synagogue for the next century. Rabbi Wernick is married and the father of three daughters.