Rabbi Adam Kligfeld is Senior Rabbi of Temple Beth Am in Los Angeles, CA. He is a magna cum laude graduate of Columbia College, with a degree in psychology and Jewish history and was ordained by the Jewish Theological Seminary of America, with a focus on Talmud. Previously, he served  at Congregation Eitz Chaim in Monroe, NY.  Rabbi Kligfeld is an active member of the Board of Rabbis of Southern California and a graduate of the Hartman Institute’s Rabbinic Leadership Initiative. He served on the Committee on Jewish Law and Standards of the Conservative Movement for ten years and stimulated a process of self-review for the CJLS that culminated in a series of recommendations for its future work and progress.