Rabbi Shira Stutman
Sixth & I Historic Synagogue
Rabbi Shira Stutman, Senior Rabbi at Washington, DC’s innovative Sixth & I Historic Synagogue, was named one of “America’s Most Inspiring Rabbis” by The Jewish Forward, among other national awards. At Sixth & I, she and her colleagues strive to create a spiritually connected, reflective, intellectually challenging and engaging Jewish community for the area’s large millennial population. When not at Sixth & I, Rabbi Stutman teaches for the Wexner Heritage program and at Jewish Federations across the United States, and is board chair of Jews United for Justice. She also speaks nationally on the topics of 21st century millennials; post-tribal religion in America; working with and supporting interfaith couples; and building a welcoming and diverse Jewish community. Rabbi Stutman graduated from Columbia University and the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College, where she was a Wexner Graduate Fellow. She is also a proud graduate of the Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School in Rockville, Maryland.