Noah Farkas

Noah Zvi Farkas serves as a rabbi at Valley Beth Shalom in Encino, California. Ordained at the Jewish Theological Seminary of America, first served as the Student Rabbi at Congregation Beth Israel in Biloxi, Mississippi where he helped rebuild the Gulf Coast Jewish community after Hurricane Katrina. In addition to his work at VBS, Noah has co-founded Netiya: the LA Jewish Coalition on Food, Environment, and Social Justice.

Getting Down and Dirty with AJWS

Noah Farkas, Adam Greenwald, Stephanie Ives, Scott Perlo, Alyson Solomon

Join us for a roundtable discussion about the challenges and complexities of global service. Presenters will speak about their experiences in developing countries and what it's like to confront poverty firsthand; community leaders will tell stories of their on-the-ground experience getting their hands dirty to make a change in the world. Take this opportunity to find out what led them to take this journey and how it has affected their lives and careers.