Rabbi Ruth A. Zlotnick has been described by her community as a teacher of Torah and of Jewish values, and is beloved for her gifts of knowledge, leadership and counsel, inspirational worship services, and creative programming.
Rabbi Zlotnick previously served as Rabbi at Temple Beth Or in the Township of Washington, New Jersey, and as Associate Rabbi and Director of Lifelong Learning at New York's Central Synagogue. She also worked as Associate Director of Programs at Synagogue 2000, a national project aimed at revitalizing synagogues from all streams of American Judaism. She taught in the New York area, at Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion (HUC-JIR), and Fairfield University. She currently sits on the Board of the Central Conference of American Rabbis, and the Advisory Board for the Center for Religious Wisdom and World Affairs at Seattle University.
Rabbi Zlotnick is a graduate of HUC-JIR, where she was ordained in 2001. She earned a Master of Hebrew Letters from HUC-JIR; she also holds a Master's in the Philosophy of Religion from Yale University and a Bachelor's degree in religious studies from Wesleyan University.