Today is August 19, 2019 / /
Executive Director, UCLA Hillel, Los Angeles, CA
Aaron Lerner graduated from the University of Southern California in 2002 and then lived in Israel for two years, studying at Pardes and Yeshivat Bat Ayin. He returned to LA in 2004 and worked as an investment banker. A passion for learning and the Jewish people led Aaron to YCT in 2008. While studying for semikha, Aaron was a student teacher at The Abraham Joshua Heschel High School, served as Rabbinic Intern at Hunter College Hillel, worked as an AJWS Kol Tzedek fellow and as a Jewish Educator at a JCC camp. Aaron is a Wexner Graduate Fellow and an avid runner, swimmer, and surfer. He has traveled to six continents and loves to laugh with his daughters, Lily, Gavriella and Ziva, and wife, Rachel.