George Altshuler is a rabbinical student at The Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion. He graduated from Middlebury College in Vermont in 2011, and is originally from San Francisco, CA. Prior to rabbinical school, George worked as a journalist for The Washington Jewish Week and J- The Jewish Newspaper of the San Francisco Bay Area. He also worked as a teacher for The Academy of Hope Public Charter School in Washington, DC and for a journalism program in Haiti. He enjoys following the Golden State Warriors, spending time outside with his wife Kate and studying Jewish theology. He is a proud in-person attendee of Matt Cain’s 2012 perfect game for the San Francisco Giants.