Rabbi Meir Azari is executive director of Beit Daniel, a congregation in Tel Aviv affiliated to the Israel Movement of Progressive Judaism (IMPJ).
He received his rabbinic ordination from Hebrew Uniion College in the United States. Prior to joining Beit Daniel, Meir Azari served as Executive Director of the IMPJ. He recently stepped down as Chair of MARAM, the Israel Council of Progressive Rabbis. He recently completed the establishment of Miskanot Daniel, a cultural-educational guest house in Jaffa.
Rabbi Azari was born in Haifa where he attended the Leo Baeck high school and was active in the IMPJ youth movement. He served in the Israeli navy and holds a BA from Haifa University and an MA from Hebrew University.
Rabbi Azari has been a member of the Jewish Agency’s Board of Governors since June 2002. He is the Deputy Chair of the Strategy and Planning Committee.