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Rabbi Scott Aaron

Rabbi Scott Aaron

Rabbi Scott Aaron is Executive Director of the Community Foundation for Jewish Education of the Jewish United Fund. In previous positions, he served as the community scholar at the Agency for Jewish Learning of Greater Pittsburgh, was a senior educator at the University of Chicago Hillel, taught at the Hebrew Seminary of the Deaf, was education director of the Brandeis-Bardin Institute in Simi Valley, and worked for Hillel chapters at New York University and The Ohio State University.

In addition to teaching in the Spertus Master of Arts in Jewish Professional Studies program, he is a mentor for Spertus MAJPS Milwaukee and Chicago cohorts. He also serves as a consultant on curriculum and professional development for Jewish educational institutions around the country.

Jewish Professional Studies
  • PhD, Loyola University of Chicago
  • JD, University of Toledo
  • Rabbinic Ordination, Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion, New York
  • BA, University of Cincinnati

Research Interests

Jewish Professional Studies


  • The Americanization of the Jews
  • American Jewish Education
  • This America Jewish Life
  • Jewish Identity