Rabbi Dr. Scott Aaron


  • Major Jewish Values
  • Jewish Identity


  • PhD, Loyola University of Chicago, IL
  • JD, University of Toledo, OH
  • Rabbinic Ordination, Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion, New York, NY
  • BA, University of Cincinnati, OH


Rabbi Dr. Scott Aaron is Executive Director of the Community Foundation for Jewish Education of the Jewish United Fund of Chicago. In previous positions, he served as the community scholar at the Agency for Jewish Learning of Greater Pittsburgh, was a senior educator at the University of Chicago Hillel, taught at the Hebrew Seminary of the Deaf, was education director of the Brandeis-Bardin Institute in Simi Valley, and worked for Hillel chapters at New York University and The Ohio State University. In addition to his work as an educator, Rabbi Dr. Aaron serves as a consultant on curriculum and professional development for Jewish educational institutions around the country and has served as a mentor for Spertus Institute’s MA in Jewish Professional Studies program.