Rabbi Glenn Jacob D.D. is one of the interfaith chaplains and Hillel Director at Adelphi University. He is also the executive director of the New York chapter of Interfaith Power & Light, an organization dedicated to bringing together faith and climate science to safeguard the Earth.
Before coming to Adelphi University he served synagogues from the Deep South to Long Island for over 25 years. In the Deep South, Rabbi Jacob was a civil rights advocate on issues of church and state, reproductive rights, hate group monitoring with the Southern Poverty Law Center, and funding for public education. In Philadelphia Rabbi Jacob was the founding chair of the Interfaith Gathering of Lower Bucks (County). He is also an accomplished storyteller and a presenter at national conferences on Jewish Education.
Rabbi Jacob is a graduate of Washington University in St. Louis with a degree in philosophy. He received a Master’s Degree in Hebrew Letters, Ordination, and later a Doctor of Divinity from Hebrew Union College in Cincinnati.
Rabbi Jacob will explain how people can create God beliefs without compromising their knowledge bases or their life experiences.