Rabbi Dr. Ron Kronish is an adjunct professor at Brandeis University in Waltham, Massachusetts. He is the Founding Director of the Interreligious Coordinating Council in Israel (ICCI), and now Senior Advisor of the new ICCI, which is a department of Rabbis for Human Rights. He is a noted rabbi, author, and speaker.
Educated at Brandeis University (BA), Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion (New York), and the Harvard Graduate School of Education (doctorate in philosophy and history of education), Rabbi Kronish has published articles and essays on Jewish politics, faith communities, and the peace process, as well as education, culture and contemporary issues in America. He blogs regularly for the Times of Israel and the Huffington Post.
Kronish has edited four books, the last of which – Coexistence and Reconciliation in Israel: Voices for Interreligious Dialogue – was published in 2015 by Paulist Press.
As a Library Fellow at the Van Leer Jerusalem Institute, his research focus is on interreligious dialogue as a form of peacebuilding. He is currently writing a book on this theme.