Elianna Yolkut was born Orthodox and is now an openly gay Conservative rabbi. Yolkut was ordained in 2006 by the Ziegler School of Rabbinic Studies at the American Jewish University in Los Angeles, where she later served as an adjunct faculty member while serving as Assistant Rabbi at Adat Ari El in nearby Valley Village. She then served as the director of the Center for Jewish Life at Jewish Community Project Downtown. She’s now the part-time Rabbi in Residence of Lifelong Learning at Adas Israel Congregation and a community rabbi teaching and serving throughout the metro DC area. Rabbi Yolkut is a Senior Rabbinic Fellow of the Shalom Hartman Institute North America. She completed the Rabbis Without Borders fellowship in 2012.
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