CBI Talks – Speaker Series – Rabbi Gilad Kariv
PRAYING WITHOUT A DIVIDE AT THE WESTERN WALL
With Rabbi Gilad, Executive Director of the Israel Movement for Reform & Progressive Judaism
Rabbi Gilad Kariv is the Executive Director of the Israel Movement for Reform and Progressive Judaism (IMPJ). For the last 17 years, Rabbi Kariv has been an active and committed member in the IMPJ. Rabbi Kariv previously served as the Associate Director of the Israel Religious Action Center.
Rabbi Kariv served in the Israeli Defense Forces’ special Talpiot project of the Intelligence Corps. He graduated from the Faculty of Law at the Hebrew University, earning a combined degree with a BA in Law and Jewish Philosophy. Following this, Rabbi Kariv spent a year clerking in the State Attorney’s office. Rabbi Kariv obtained his LLM in Public and International Law from the Northwestern University School of Law.
Rabbi Kariv has written numerous articles and position papers on Judaism, religion and state, and community empowerment. His articles appear in leading Israeli newspapers and his opinions are frequently quoted in articles on legal issues, public policy, and social action.
Rabbi Kariv lives in Ramat Gan with his wife Noa and their three children.