James Rudin

James Rudin

Rabbi James Rudin was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and grew up in Alexandria, Virginia. He attended Wesleyan University and graduated from George Washington University with academic distinction.  He received his rabbinical ordination from Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion and did graduate studies in History at the University of Illinois.  Jim holds honorary doctorates from Saint Leo University, Saint Martin’s University, and HUC-JIR.