Rabbi Andrew Markowitz grew up in Northeast Philadelphia, attended Akiba Hebrew Academy, and graduated from Temple University with distinction. Rabbi Markowitz received his rabbinic ordination from the Jewish Theological Seminary in 2017. While studying for ordination, he earned his MA in Jewish Education from the William Davidson School of Education.
Throughout Rabbi Markowitz’s tenure in Rabbinical School, he had the privilege of serving as an eved hashem, a communal servant, in a variety of settings. He interned at The Emanuel Synagogue in West Hartford, CT while simultaneously working as a campus Rabbi at the Hillel of the University of Hartford. Rabbi Markowitz spent his final three years at JTS serving Congregation Beth Sholom in Teaneck, NJ as Director of Youth Engagement and Rabbinic Intern. Additionally, he had the privilege to spend a summer working as a hospital chaplain at Summit Medical Center in Summit, NJ in the oncology unit.Most recently, Rabbi Markowitz served as Associate Rabbi/Director of Spiritual Programming at Beit T’Shuvah in Los Angeles. Currently, Rabbi Markowitz serves on the clergy board at Adath Israel in Pennsylvania.