Rabbi Aaron Bergman
RABBI AARON BERGMAN is a Detroit native and a graduate of the University of Michigan. He was ordained at the Jewish Theological Seminary and pursued additional graduate work in Jewish Folklore at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem. He was part of the educators’ program at the Shalom Hartman Institute.
Rabbi Bergman is the current President of the Michigan Board of Rabbis and represents local rabbis throughout the state in various interfaith initiatives. He recently traveled to Israel with other North American rabbis from Conservative, Reform, Reconstructionist and Modern Orthodox denominations to discuss Israeli-Diaspora relations with Israeli politicians including Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
Rabbi Bergman served as a rabbi at Congregation Beth Ahm and was Rabbi-in-Residence at Hillel Day School. He was the founding Director of Jewish Studies at the Frankel Jewish Academy and has been an instructor in the Melton Adult Education program.
Rabbi Bergman and his wife Ruth, the Director of Education at the Holocaust Memorial Center Zekelman Family Campus, are proud parents of four wonderful daughters: Rina, Shira, Ariel and Rikki.