Rabbi Jonathan Leener

Rabbi, Base

Brooklyn, NY

Rabbi Jon Leener joins Moishe House as the rabbi of Base BKLYN. In this role, he brings his love and passion for Torah learning to our Base community builders. As a Jewish educator, Rabbi Jon aims to make Judaism more lively, relevant, and accessible to Jews of all backgrounds. He is moved by the tremendous impact Moishe House has made in providing a community for young Jews and is excited to be a resource for our community builders!

Prior to rabbinical school, Jon studied at the Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies in Jerusalem. He received his B.A. from the University of Wisconsin in Communication Arts, specializing in Film and Jewish Studies, and was ordained at Yeshivat Chovevei Torah Rabbinical School in 2016. Rabbi Jon lives in Brooklyn with his wife Faith and their three children Yehuda, Hannah, and Tikvah.