Josh Peskin, Ph.D., utilizes a background in Strategic Communications and Modern Jewish Thought in his role overseeing fundraising and communications activity at the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College and Jewish Reconstructionist Communities. As RRC/JRC enters a new era for academic and Jewish organizations, the strategic advancement staff focuses on engaging our community and laying the foundation for a financially healthy and vibrant Reconstructionist future.
Peskin is a member of the president’s cabinet and works closely with college and movement leadership around a wide range of issues that impact students, faculty, staff and Reconstructionist congregations internationally. Prior to joining RRC/JRC, Peskin was a Senior Strategist at Identity Advisors, providing strategic counsel to a diverse range of clients, including foundations, higher education institutions, religion in public life advocacy organizations and others. Peskin holds a Ph.D. from Stanford University in Religious Studies and completed a dissertation on the work of Emmanuel Levinas.