Rabbi Bradley Solmsen is Director of Youth Engagement for the Union for Reform Judaism. He has served as the director of Brandeis University's Office of High School Programs. Rabbi Solmsen was ordained at The Hebrew Union College – Jewish Institute of Religion in New York and received a master's degree in Jewish education from the Jewish Theological Seminary. He has held fellowships at the Melton Center Senior Educator's Program at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and at the Institute for Informal Jewish Education at Brandeis University. He has extensive experience as a Jewish educator in Israel and the United States working with teenagers and college students and training Jewish educators.