Rabbi Ethan Adler

Rabbi Ethan Adler is the Religious leader of Congregation Beth David. Ethan has been the Spiritual Leader of Congregation Beth David of Narragansett for over 25 years, where he also has served as the Education Director of the South County Hebrew School. Concurrently he is the Assistant Director of Jewish Eldercare of RI and teaches various courses at local colleges.

Ethan was born in Israel and moved to the United States with his family when he was a young teenager. Before moving to Providence, he lived in Pittsfield, Massachusetts and attended Hebrew School there for 2 years. After graduating from the Bureau of Jewish Education’s High School program, he earned a B.A. in Biology and minor in Psychology from the University of Rhode Island. Additionally he has received a Masters in Education at Rhode Island College with a concentration in Counseling, attended the Boston Hebrew Teachers College and recently earned a Certificate in Thanatology from Bristol Community College and a Certificate in Gerontology from Rhode Island College.

In the past he served as Education Director of the Bernard H. Ziskind School of Judaism, New Bedford, Massachusetts and was on the faculty of the Midrasha High School. Ethan served as Education Director of Temple Am David (Warwick, RI), Educational Director of Temple Torat Yisrael (Cranston, RI) and Summer Chaplain at Camp Yawgoog.

His goal is to help establish South County as a vibrant community, meeting the varying needs of its members and offering many avenues of Judaic expression through prayer, Torah study and ages wide involvement.

Rabbi Adler was ordained on September 28, 2014 by Vaad HaRabbonim of America (The American Board of Rabbis) at Congregation Beth David. Read about his journey from Rev to Rabbi.

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Events

Wed 18

CBD Book Club

December 18 @ 7:00 pm
Sun 22

CBD Chanukah Party

December 22 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Jan 11

CBD Movie Night

January 11, 2020

Services

Fri 13

Student-led Kabbalat Shabbat

December 13 @ 6:00 pm
Fri 20

Kabbalat Shabbat

December 20 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sat 21

Shabbat Morning Service

December 21 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Fri 27

Kabbalat Shabbat

December 27 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Jan 03

Pizza Shabbat

January 3, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Jan 04

Shabbat Morning Service & Luncheon

January 4, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

School Events

Sun 15

Hebrew School

December 15 @ 9:00 am - 12:15 pm
Sun 15

PJ Library Story Time

December 15 @ 11:30 am - 12:15 pm
Wed 18

Hebrew School

December 18 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm