Rabbi Ana Bonnheim
Director, Open Dor Project
Rabbi Ana Bonnheim joined the Open Dor Project as the director in 2019. Previously, she was the director of Hebrew Union College’s Founders Fellowship, an incubator for Progressive Judaism on college campuses and was the associate director of Greene Family Camp, a Jewish overnight camp. She received rabbinical ordination from Hebrew Union College and a BA from Dartmouth College. Rabbi Ana strives to create and sustain dynamic, multi-vocal, and welcoming communities of engaged Jews. Whether building a Jewish farm and eco-village, organizing international service trips, or fostering spiritual opportunities connected to the seasons and cycles of Jewish time, Rabbi Bonnheim has spent her career cultivating leaders who are capable of channeling the power of relationships and community. She lives in Charlotte, NC with her husband, Rabbi Asher Knight, and their two sons.