Rabbi Jennie Rosenn is founder and CEO of Dayenu, a Jewish Call to Climate Action. Rabbi Rosen has spent more than two decades leading Jewish nonprofit organizations, advocating for social change and creating dynamic initiatives at the heart of the Jewish social justice movement. Before founding Dayenu, Rabbi Rosenn was vice president for community engagement at HIAS, where she built a robust Jewish movement responding to the global refugee crisis.
Rabbi Rosenn spent nearly a decade growing the Jewish social justice movement as the director of the Jewish Life and Values Program at the Nathan Cummings Foundation. There she built the Jewish Social Justice Roundtable and the Selah Leadership Training Program, while spearheading initiatives to cultivate the environmental movement and women as agents of change in Israel.
Rabbi Rosenn has also served as rabbi at Columbia/Barnard Hillel, was a founding board member of AVODAH: The Jewish Service Corps and Repair the World, and was on the boards of the Jewish Funders Network and New York Jobs with Justice. She has twice been named one of the Forward’s 50 most influential Jews in America.